[linux-elitists] MTA roundup
Tue Apr 30 17:34:48 PDT 2002
> And reasonably lucky people may have the same experience. Or they may
> not. The point is that public combination testing (let alone regression
> testing) is not feasible.
I agree. I'm not typically known as being reasonably lucky, but that's
neither here nor there. :-)
> Somehow, we're miscommunicating, and I'm not sure exactly how. You do
> know that modern implementations of UFS are called FFS = Fast
> FileSystem, right? So, quoting:
> He doesn't approve of async, he particularly doesn't approve of async on
> ext2, and he doesn't even approve of async with softupdates. (His rants
> specifically against ext2 have been on mailing lists.)
Ah... I'm not on those mailing lists, which is why I had brought that up. I
read the page provided and came to the conclusion that he *prefers* that you
use sync FFS, not that he dispises anything else, including journalled file
> I hope this isn't going to be one of those things of violently arguing
> over interpretations of wording. What Dan said on the matter is visible
> on the URL-referenced Web page, mostly, and I'll be delighted to leave
> it at that.
Oh hell no. I'm not trying to start anything; I was just confused where you
drew some of your conclusions from based on the same text I read. What it
turns out is that there are some other texts from DJB that I haven't read.
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