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SubjectRe: Linux-2.2.0 (pre1)


On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Not to mention the balance of HJ Liu's fixes to NFS locking and RPC
> > services. I note that a number of them are missing from 2.2.0-pre1.
> > These are absolutely essential for reliable lockd/statd function. If
> > there is a rationale for leaving them out of the release version of 2.2,
> > please enlighten me?
>
> I've not sent them as a block to Linus yet is one good reason.

Ah. My reading of Linus's posting was that he didn't plan to roll in any
more patches. Just thought we should head off the litany of NFS bug
reports and "help me's" that will surely ensue if knfsd hits the real
world without the fixes.

>
> > They are not new, and HJ has been trying to get them into the official
> > sources for over three months.
>
> Yes.

I'll be patient <g>.



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