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* '''Mainline kernels'''
 
* '''Mainline kernels'''
:XFS has been maintained in the official Linux kernel [http://www.kernel.org/ kernel trees] starting with [http://lkml.org/lkml/2003/12/8/35 Linux 2.4] and is frequently updated with the latest stable fixes and features from the SGI XFS development team.
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:XFS has been maintained in the official Linux kernel [http://www.kernel.org/ kernel trees] starting with [http://lkml.org/lkml/2003/12/8/35 Linux 2.4] and is frequently updated with the latest stable fixes and features from the XFS development team.
  
 
* '''Vendor kernels'''
 
* '''Vendor kernels'''
:All modern Linux distributions include support for XFS. SGI actively works with [http://www.suse.com/  SUSE] to provide a supported version of XFS in that distribution.
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:All modern Linux distributions include support for XFS.  
  
 
* '''XFS userspace'''
 
* '''XFS userspace'''
:Sgi also provides [ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs source code tarballs] of the xfs userspace tools. These tarballs form the basis of the xfsprogs packages found in Linux distributions.
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:[ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs source code tarballs] of the xfs userspace tools. These tarballs form the basis of the xfsprogs packages found in Linux distributions.
  
 
== <font face="ARIAL NARROW,HELVETICA"> Development and bleeding edge Development </font> ==
 
== <font face="ARIAL NARROW,HELVETICA"> Development and bleeding edge Development </font> ==
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* [[XFS git howto]]
 
* [[XFS git howto]]
  
Note: there are also [http://git.kernel.org/?s=xfs XFS git repositories on kernel.org] for external (i.e. non-Sgi) contributers. Sgi periodically pulls those in to [http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi oss.sgi.com]. This also means that one or the other may be a bit more current.
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=== Current XFS kernel source ===
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* [https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/dgc/linux-xfs.git/ xfs]
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$ git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dgc/linux-xfs.git
  
 
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Note: the old kernel tree on [http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi oss.sgi.com] i sno longer kept up to date with the master tree on kernel.org.
=== Current XFS kernel source ===
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* [http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=xfs/xfs.git;a=summary xfs]
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$ git clone git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/xfs
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=== XFS user space tools ===
 
=== XFS user space tools ===

Revision as of 04:13, 22 January 2015

Contents

XFS Released/Stable source

  • Mainline kernels
XFS has been maintained in the official Linux kernel kernel trees starting with Linux 2.4 and is frequently updated with the latest stable fixes and features from the XFS development team.
  • Vendor kernels
All modern Linux distributions include support for XFS.
  • XFS userspace
source code tarballs of the xfs userspace tools. These tarballs form the basis of the xfsprogs packages found in Linux distributions.

Development and bleeding edge Development

Current XFS kernel source

$ git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dgc/linux-xfs.git 

Note: the old kernel tree on oss.sgi.com i sno longer kept up to date with the master tree on kernel.org.

XFS user space tools

git clone git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/xfsprogs

A few packages are needed to compile xfsprogs, depending on your package manager:

apt-get install libtool automake gettext libblkid-dev uuid-dev
yum     install libtool automake gettext libblkid-devel libuuid-devel

XFS dump

$ git clone git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/xfsdump

XFS tests

$ git clone git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/xfstests

DMAPI user space tools

$ git clone git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/dmapi

git-cvsimport generated trees

The Git trees are automated mirrored copies of the CVS trees using git-cvsimport. Since git-cvsimport utilized the tool cvsps to recreate the atomic commits of ptools or "mod" it is easier to see the entire change that was committed using git.

Before building in the xfsdump or dmapi directories (after building xfsprogs), you will need to run:

 # cd xfsprogs
 # make install-dev

to create /usr/include/xfs and install appropriate files there.

Before building in the xfstests directory, you will need to run:

 # cd xfsprogs
 # make install-qa

to install a somewhat larger set of files in /usr/include/xfs.

XFS cvs trees

The cvs trees were created using a script that converted sgi's internal ptools repository to a cvs repository, so the cvs trees were considered read only.

At this point all new development is being managed by the git trees thus the cvs trees are no longer active in terms of current development and should only be used for reference.

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