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Re: 2.4.18 update details

To: Lawrence Walton <lawrence@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.18 update details
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 11:09:32 +1100
Cc: Jason White <jasonw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20020226234658.GA2544@the-penguin.otak.com>; from lawrence@the-penguin.otak.com on Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 03:46:58PM -0800
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On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 03:46:58PM -0800, Lawrence Walton wrote:
> I for one would love to try to help with the Debian packages. At this
> point, I have deployed 5 servers that use Debian, XFS, and the CVS
> Debian ACL packages.
> Source is really not going to cut it, I expect to have additional servers
> in the pipe soon, and .deb makes it easy, supportable, scalable. 
> Now call me stupid, but I could do my own packages, and just submit patches
> but would that be counter productive? Or am just insecure about my L33t 
> developer skills. :)
> Personally; I think that the ACL packages should be uploaded to Debian
> proper, with some sort of dependency on the XFS kernel patches. Does that
> work? To be honest, I am not sure it does, but I hope so. :/
> All else failing, having CVS/Deb support to the new ACL tools.

Since the attr and acl packages are so similar, I may as well
just do this and prevent all the questions.  It should appear
in CVS later today, and the Debian upload should happen later
in the week - along with the other v2 packages, before anyone
asks about that. ;-)

> The point is really, XFS and it's support for ACL's is really a amazing,
> wonderful thing, and I am grateful, and want to help.



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