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SubjectRe: The reason to call it 3.0 is the desktop (was Re: [OT] 2.6 not3.0 - (NUMA))

On Mon, 7 Oct 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> The other obvious heuristic is "if the parent directory was
> created in the last five seconds, use find_group_other()". But
> that made Linus go "ewwww".

Well, it makes me go "less ewww" than the current scheme, so if that turns
out to be acceptable to others, I won't mind _too_ much.

The reason I don't like time too much persoanlly is that it's not very
reproducible. Especially if the times are in the second range. I'd rather
have a heuristic that is deterministic.

Linus

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