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SubjectRe: [Call For Wartectomy] CRLF conversion out of kernel
Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
>
> Alexander Viro writes:
<snip>
> > If somebody has really convincing arguments for preserving the sucker -
> > tell. Otherwise it will die.
>
> Obvious reason: compatibility.
<snip>

But if it is/was a mount _option_ then there should be no programs
around that actually don't work without it, should there?
So my vote goes for "kick it out", because if all the programs have to
support it by themselves anyway, why leave it in the kernel?

Marc

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