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    SubjectRe: reiserfsprogs release
    On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

    > On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 08:23:54AM -0600, Steven Cole wrote:
    > > On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 02:06, Vitaly Fertman wrote:
    > > >
    > > > Hi all,
    > > >
    > > > the latest reiserfsprogs-3.6.2 is available on our ftp site.
    > > >
    > >
    > > Is the following patch to Documentation/Changes appropriate?
    >
    > Does reiserfs in 2.4.19-pre require that version? if yes it would be
    > very bad (2.4 is not supposed to need newer userlevel during the series)

    Well, there's user-space and user-space. A part of the user space is
    kernel/system oriented, like fsck.* or util-linux (mount, chattr!)
    configuration tools or user-space parts of drivers, and there's a part
    of user-space that is unrelated.

    If the kernel related stuff (which usually is in /sbin) needs to be
    updated, that's fine even for a "stable" kernel. If the new
    reiserfs-progs fix a problem of an older version, then by all means go
    fix and update Documentation/Changes. There could be a new "recommended"
    column though which lists non-critical version updates.

    --
    Matthias Andree
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