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Re: linux-2.4-xfs-1.0.patch

To: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: linux-2.4-xfs-1.0.patch
From: Igor Pruchanskiy <igor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 20:48:51 -0700
Cc: Igor Pruchanskiy <igor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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What am i expecting from those patches? 
hm.. this is a good question....
Me, as well, as other users of 2.4.x, expecting XFS-Release-1.0
Isn't it ? and i would assume that "vanilla 2.4.x" would include 
.0, .1, .2, .3 and .4 ...

> vanilla 2.4.2
Um... month and a half old....

> RH7.1
> Mandrake 8.0 
Thanks , but no thanks.There are _other_ distributions
I use slackware.... And correct me if i am wrong, but isn't RH7.1 using 2.4.2 ?
And isn't mandrake the same thing with different installer and config tools ?

If yes, then all the development tree you guys are talking about is redhat....
redhat != linux 

I really appologize if i affended anyone but there are lots of people that use
other distributions and non-stock kernels....


On Wed 02 May 2001, Russell Cattelan wrote:
> Igor Pruchanskiy wrote:
> > The funny thing is that either one of the patches applys cleanly on it's 
> > own.
> > but as soon as you start adding a second patch it starts complaining.....
> >
> I'm not sure what you are expecting of these patches but please take a moment
> to understand what a patch is for before blinding applying applying things.
> I will have to says thing are getting out of hand in terms of shear number of
> kernels and patches that are being produced and attempted.
> Currently I have 4 different trees for the 1.0 release.
> vanilla 2.4.2
> vanilla 2.4.3
> RH7.1
> Mandrake 8.0
> and a 5th just waiting to be completed
> vanilla 2.4.4
> And the 6th tree: current which fortunately has only one flavor and
> is usually up to date with Linus's releases.
> The only 2 trees that have been extensively test are the 2.4.2 and the RH7.1,
> everything else should used with caution and a willingness to put up with
> potential problems.
> -Russell

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