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Re: Next Release / devel tree?

To: Derek Glidden <dglidden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Next Release / devel tree?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: 07 Nov 2002 14:15:04 -0600
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On Thu, 2002-11-07 at 12:55, Derek Glidden wrote:

> can someone take a short amount of time to outline what some of these
> "mustfix" bugs are/1.2 prerelease "issues" remaining to be fixed?  Are
> the 1.2 prereleases "safe" to use on production data (i.e. outstanding
> bugs only pop up under really rare conditions, other "issues" are
> nice-to-haves but don't affect functionality) or should we be careful
> with them?

There was a filesystem force shutdown on nfs-exported filesystems, and
very hard to hit data corruption case with fs blocksize < pagesize, mmap
IO, and high memory pressure... I don't think anyone ever hit it outside
of SGI.  This is fixed (crossed fingers!) in -pre3.

> I'd like to bang on 1.2 on a machine or two, but I don't have anything
> running at the moment that's not at least important, if not critical.

We are keeping a changelog (since the first prerelease), we'll try to
get it posted with -pre3.


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