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    On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Alexander Viro wrote:
    > Add "and that broken code gets fixed in utterly bogus ways 20 versions
    > down the road, when nobody remembers WTF had happened". Repeat several
    > times (and rarely-used parts _will_ accumulate such crap) and you've got
    > Lovecraftian beasts lurking in the tree.

    "Lovecraftian beasts". I like it.

    To some degree that also ends up showing that not many people seem to care
    about that particular beast. In the end, it might be phased out
    altogether - something that _has_ happened, exactly for these kinds of

    Who still remembers xiafs? We have 33 different filesystems in the kernel
    tree - something that is quite impressive, and something that I don't
    think anybody else has ever tried to support. But we could have had 34..


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