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SubjectRe: NFS under 2.2.12
On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > > Then let us endure the pissyness for the sake of having something that
> > > > works. The patches belong into the stable kernel. The choice between a
> > > > subsystem that does not work and the need to upgrade some tools should
> > > > be easy.
> >
> > alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk said:
> > > Apparently most people don't agree.
> >
> > knfsd as it comes in 2.2.12 is fairly buggered. If you're not permitted to fix
> > it for 2.2.13, then why not just remove it altogether?
>
> Then they'd have to change their tools to unfsd

The choices appear to be:

1) Force people to use unfsd and deal with the questions/complaining
2) Force people to apply patches and deal with the questions/complaining
3) Force people to get new tools and deal with the questions/complaining

The only one that is a step in the right direction is the third.

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