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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove broken by design and by implementation devtmpfs maintenance disaster
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 10:29:18AM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Greg KH <> writes:
> > On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 01:23:39AM -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >>
> >> devtmpfs has numerous problems. The once I see from a quick review.
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > I'm confused, why did you not at least cc: Kay and I on this message, if
> > I was a paranoid person, I would think that you were somehow trying to
> > skirt around us for some unknown reason :(
> You just aren't relevant to this discussion except where you
> repeatedly demonstrate you aren't willing to listen to anyone who
> hasn't drunk the devtmpfs coolaid.

Oh, we have official team drinks now? Great, sign me up, can I pick a
t-shirt logo as well? :)

> If you were interested in honest review and feedback you would have
> copied me from the second review onward. You didn't do that. Why
> should I extend you the courtesy. This isn't your decision to make.

I'm sorry I forgot to copy you, and the other people that provided
feedback on the original few versions, that's my fault. I kind of
assumed that people found the first version on their own, the updates
would be in the same place as well. I had not kept track of the
reviewers and commentors properly.

My fault, and I'm sorry.

But for you to think I was purposefully slighting you, or anyone else,
and that slight would justify completly ignoring the original authors
and submittors of the code, seems, well, a big streach.

> Greg this code does not live up to the standards you have repeatedly
> asserted are required for accepting core kernel code. Neither you
> nor Kay show any interest in fixing even the most trivial of bugs.
> Must less discuss alternate solutions to the problem.

I'm really sorry, but I know of no existing bugs in this code.
Seriously, I thought we addressed everything that was pointed out. A
large number of people have tested this in quite different environments,
and we got sign-off-bys by all of the boot logic infrastructure
maintainers from the major distros, as proof of that testing.

I don't know of any standards that we are not following here, what
specifically are you referring to?


greg k-h

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