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Re: [Announce] XFS 1.1 Prerelease 2 available for testing

To: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Announce] XFS 1.1 Prerelease 2 available for testing
From: Tony Gale <gale@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 27 Mar 2002 16:14:27 +0000
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxx>, Florin Andrei <florin@xxxxxxx>, Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, 2002-03-27 at 16:03, Steve Lord wrote:
> Because I have a lot of other work I do for SGI apart from Linux XFS,
> work which generates revenue. I do not yet feel I have the time to
> dedicate to going through the process of getting XFS into the kernel.
> Once I  start, I expect the floodgates to open, and basically I would
> get totally buried, then something would come up on the Irix side and I
> would have to drop the process for a couple of weeks.
> Having said that, I am working towards this, I know the clock is
> ticking on 2.5.

Ok, thats understandable.

Perhaps we should be petitioning SGI to free up your time instead of to
bother Linus/Al :-)

> > 
> > Is it because you don't think they are ready? I don't agree that
> > advertising is the way to get things into the kernel - pure bloody
> > mindedness seems more effective.
> Well, I am not Hans Reiser when it comes to being bloody minded!

Few people are :-)


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