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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.18pre4
Paul Jakma wrote:
> alan seems to {want,prefer} small incremental/'obvious fix' patches.
> but that isn't practically possible anymore. It would mean the NFS
> guys would effectively have to redo the entire development cycle of
> code they have written over the last year.
> So it is now at the stage where we either:
> 1. bite the bullet and sync stock nfs with
> or
> 2. accept that stock 2.2 will never have decent NFS server
> functionality, and wait for 2.4 to get stable.

I don't think anybody has to redo a lot of development in order to
submit Alan small, focused patches. So option #3, break up the big NFS
patch into small ones, still seems like the best option.

All this requires is a hacker, or hackers, who are interested enough in
2.2.x NFS to do something besides complaining :)


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