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Re: Why release XFS as patches against a kernel ?

To: Pietje Puk <lbalbalba@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Why release XFS as patches against a kernel ?
From: K Mitchell Russell <kmrussel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2001 16:52:15 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, 1 May 2001, Pietje Puk wrote:

> 
> Dear SGI,
> 
> As a linux user, I really appreciate your efforts to port your high quality 
> filesystem XFS to linux as open source. However, I cannot understand your 
> release scheme. You must understand that people will just want to download a 
> tarball, `patch` the patches, and `./configure;make all;make install`. I 

Aren't these the patches here? :
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs/download/Release-1.0/patches/

RPMs are available, as well as the bleeding edge source tree via CVS
too.

Enjoy,
Mitchell


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