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Re: Use CVS version or kernel patch?

To: Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Use CVS version or kernel patch?
From: Florian Weimer <Florian.Weimer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 08 Oct 2001 15:13:36 +0200
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <3127.1002524824@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Keith Owens's message of "Mon, 08 Oct 2001 17:07:04 +1000")
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Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Are you feeling lucky?

Full moon tonight? ;-)

> The CVS tree is bleeding edge with minimal testing.

Does it include new significant XFS development, or is it just
tracking the mainline kernel?

> The kernel patches, particularly the official releases (1.0.1
> is current) get much more testing but are against older kernels.

Exactly that's the problem.  For example, at least one significant bug
has been fixed in 2.4.7, therefore I would hate to go back to 2.4.5
(although the fix is trivial).

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