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authorDavid Sterba <>2017-10-14 21:54:54 +0900
committerDavid Sterba <>2017-11-14 15:59:00 +0100
commitc0f7e291274df28e83554fe2c38cb5e5cebddd7c (patch)
tree7b1465ddb6bf69ccede27f7b3a88daf2d767649b /Documentation
parentdf11e2787b5b57ecdb313f2725dc5c9a5e549576 (diff)
btrfs-progs: prop: also allow "none" to disable compression
Some people were asking why disabling compression via properties is not set by "none" instead. As this is purely userspace conversion to "" that kernel accepts, let's add "none" as well for convenience. Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-property.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-property.asciidoc
index 97b90d65..9f31d481 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-property.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-property.asciidoc
@@ -43,7 +43,8 @@ read-only flag of subvolume: true or false
label of device
-compression setting for an inode: lzo, zlib, zstd, no, or "" (empty string). Both no and "" are for disabling compression.
+compression algorithm for an inode, possible values: 'lzo', 'zlib', 'zstd'. To
+disable compression use "" (empty string), 'no' or 'none'.
*list* [-t <type>] <object>::
Lists available properties with their descriptions for the given object.