> At 10/8/01 09:07 AM, Keith Owens wrote:
> >On 08 Oct 2001 08:53:52 +0200,
> >Florian Weimer <Florian.Weimer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>I'm going to set up a new machine with substantially more disk space I
> >>used to have before, and I wonder if I should use the XFS CVS version
> >>or the kernel patch.
> >Are you feeling lucky? The CVS tree is bleeding edge with minimal
> >testing. The kernel patches, particularly the official releases (1.0.1
> >is current) get much more testing but are against older kernels.
> Sounds interesting. I'm using only CVS tree kernels and never had problems.
> (OK - I'm using also released kernales, but only during install from CD).
> Have you any problems with CVS kernels ?
Well, they are often based on pre-xx Linus kernels and people definitely
have problems with those sometimes. We always make sure there is a patch
available against a 2.4.x release before we move the tree up to a pre-xx
kernel. Look in the patches directory on oss for these if you want to
use a specific Linus kernel revision. These all represent the state of the
cvs tree just before it was upgraded (???) to the start of the next pre-xx