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Re: Updated XFS merge status

To: "Ralf G. R. Bergs" <rabe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Updated XFS merge status
From: Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 22 Aug 2002 11:55:25 -0500
Cc: Stephen Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>, linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Organization: Coremetrics, Inc.
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On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 04:53, Ralf G. R. Bergs wrote:
...
> >> [...]
> >> >(7) Not likely to go in ever. (political reasons)
> >> 
> >> What are these "political reasons?"
> >
> >Linus does not believe in debuggers, lots of other people do,
> >but not Linus. Search an archive of the kernel mailing list
> >for the details on this.

I believe what Linus said, was that he did not like debuggers in the
kernel tree and viewed it as bloat, constant source of pain, etc. 

I remember some mail on this from a time ago. 
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Austin Gonyou <austin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Coremetrics, Inc.


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