On 13-11-2019 03:08, Justin Forbes wrote:
On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:44 PM Jeremy Cline
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 11:57:35AM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 12, 2019 at 11:40 AM Hans de Goede <hdegoede(a)redhat.com>
>>> Hi all,
>>> So vboxsf has finally landed upstream. I gave up getting it merged
>>> directly under fs/vboxsf since despite some fs-devel folks saying
>>> that it was as good as it is going to get (given the limitations
>>> of the API exposed by the host) it seems that the fs subsys maintainers
>>> did not have the time to take a look at it.
>>> So I've send it to GKH for merging under drivers/staging instead
>>> and somewhat to my surprise (not complaining) he send it in for
>>> this cycle.
>>> Since this upstream now; and despite being in staging has alread seen
>>> multiple reviews, I would like to get this enabled for the Fedora 5.4
>>> kernels so that shared-folders will just work for users running Fedora
>>> as a VirtualBox guest.
>>> So unless there are any objections I'm going to flip the
>>> configs/fedora/generic/CONFIG_VBOXSF_FS file to m and enable this in rawhide
>> Apart from the fact it's already been enabled by Jeremy? :-P
> I guess you can put me in the "no objections" camp.
Well, it was fun while it lasted. It was just pulled by Linus. I am
guessing 5.5 now.
Yes I was about to say the same thing... <sigh>
I'm afraid that it seems that the fs subsystem processes are somewhat
dysfunctional atm, which is why I went with staging. Maybe I can get
it in fs proper for 5.5, we will see.