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SubjectRe: [STACK] >3k call path in reiserfs
Jörn Engel wrote:

>On Thu, 10 June 2004 19:49:04 -0700, Hans Reiser wrote:
>>Jörn Engel wrote:
>>>It appears to me that most developers agree to the two point above,
>>>but you have some problems with them, at least lately. Am i wrong?
>>This is all part of what responsible release management is about. I
>>was the junior whiz kid in professional release management teams before
>>starting Namesys. I listened to my elders and learned from them. My
>>standards for professional conduct in this arena are higher than yours
>>as a result of that.
>>You are a bunch of young kids who lack professional experience in
>>release management. That is ok, but don't get aggressive about it.
>>I have no desire to pay for your mistakes, and as the official
>>maintainer it is my responsibility to ensure that neither I nor the
>>users pay for the mistakes of those who add bugs to stable branches
>>instead of adding them to the development branches where they belong.
>Well, this ain't OpenBSD. They have a strict 6month release schedule,
>so your type of development works just fine for them. Linux has
>something like a very relaxed 24month+ release "schedule", which is
>far too long for some people. As a result, the Linux "stable" kernel
>is a lot less stable than the OpenBSD one.
>But long release cycles also have their advantages and - most
>important - they work with Linus. So effectively, we all have to
>accept them and deal with the consequenses. I really understand and
>partially share your doubts, but what does it help? ;)
Reiser4 is going to obsolete V3 in a few weeks. V3 will be retained for
compatibility reasons only, as V4 blows it away in performance.

You are right though that OpenBSD does some things better.

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