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Re: [ANNOUNCE] xfstests: new mailing list

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] xfstests: new mailing list
From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 07:25:21 +1000
Cc: Luk?? Czerner <lczerner@xxxxxxxxxx>, fstests@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-ext4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-btrfs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 07:55:41AM -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 08:19:30AM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> > Renaming the test suite take a lot more work - .e.g renaming/moving
> > source trees and a fixing all the documentation that points to it...
> In that case please call the list xfstests - a name different by a
> single character is utterly confusing.  And I defintively see some merit
> to the suggestion that we'll just keep the x and allow people to come up
> with a nice backronym for it if they care enough.

What is important is that we have a separate list for the filesystem
test suite we use, not whether the name has an "x" in or not.
Arguing about whether there should or should not be an 'x' in the
mailing list name is just a waste of time - it's not going to make
me change the name of the list....


Dave Chinner

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