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Re: CVS linux

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: CVS linux
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 19:05:36 +0100 (BST)
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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> If there's a mistake that people can do they will rarely miss that
> opportunity.  Desperate users tend to move modules from their
> distribution into a kernel built from CVS or change kernel config options
> and somehow manage to keep a few modules built with the old options etc.


> It's no fun receiving bug reports only to later figure out it was just
> a silly pilot error, so for anything that's going to the net I really
> keep that option on.

 Well, I receive virtually zero bug reports for the DECstation.  The code 
must be perfect. ;-)

> Of course I'd disable it for a closed appliance nor do I keep it turned
> on for my own builds.

 We'll see.


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