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Re: xfs data loss

To: pg_xf2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Peter Grandi)
Subject: Re: xfs data loss
From: Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:08:25 +0200
Cc: Linux XFS <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <19101.5976.387292.614270@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Peter Grandi's message of "Tue, 1 Sep 2009 12:45:12 +0000")
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pg_xf2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Peter Grandi) writes:
>
> Depends -- some people here are XFS salesmen, in that their career
> and employability depend at least in part on widespread adoption
> of XFS, and on support from other kernel subsystem guys, who may
> be one day on an interview panel (the guild of Linux kernel
> hackers is a pretty small and closed world in practice). These are
> sell-side engineers, and they will be smooth and emollient even in
> the face of outrageously ridiculous stuff. 

The main thing that seems `outrageously ridiculous' is your cynical
and totally unfair and in my experience incorrect description of the
people who are doing great work on XFS and unlike you actually helping
users on this mailing list and improving Linux.

-Andi

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