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From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Mon 29 Mar 2004 - 00:52:58 BST

On Sun, Mar 28, 2004 at 10:30:31PM +0200, Georges Toth wrote:
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> > > if you consider them too experimental (allthough i thought
> > > they were stable?) you could add a note next to the option
> > > (in kernel config) that that option is experimental...
> >
> > this is not the reason, it's just that many people do not
> > use quota or context quota (I'd say 80% or more), and why
> > should they be forced to download and apply a patch, which
> > is about twice as large as necessary, with the following
> > extended risks
> >
> > - there might be a critical bug in the quota code
> > - some kernel change might harm the 'old' quota code

> hmm ok, thnx for the expl.
> i didn't know that.

> i was just asking because if the quota patches were included,
> they would be released as often as the vserver patches and
> for the same recent kernels.
> :-)

hmm, if that is you only cause for concern, I guess
I can help you here ...

whenever the quota patches for a stable release (and
usually for the devel releases too) doesn't apply
anymore without fuzz or rejects, please notify me,
and they will be updated to match the new kernel
release ... currently I'm polishing the q0.14 release
for vs1.27 ...

> but i see now, that it's wiser to separate them.
> - --
> regards,
> Georges Toth


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