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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] per device dirty throttling -v8
On Wed, 08 Aug 2007 15:39:52 -0400
Jeff Garzik <> wrote:

> Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > Being standards compliant is not an argument it's a design goal, a
> > requirement. Standards compliance is like pregant, you are or you're
> Linux history says different. There was always the "final 1%" of
> compliance that required silliness we really did not want to bother with.

This isn't about the 1% however. Its about API and ABI. Changing the
default is a fairly evil ABI change. Telling everyone relatime is cool on
desktops and defaulting it in the distro is not an ABI change and is very
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