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Date:	Wed, 2 Jan 2008 21:21:43 +0000
From:	Alan Cox <alan@...rguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To:	Adrian Bunk <bunk@...nel.org>
Cc:	Diego Calleja <diegocg@...il.com>, sct@...hat.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, adilger@...sterfs.com,
	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [2.6.24 patch] let EXT4DEV_FS depend on BROKEN

> Stable kernels are mainly meant for usage, not for trying stuff.

You appear to be reinventing history in your attempt to justify removing
CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL.

> And although I see a point in perhaps shipping some not-yet-perfect 
> device drivers for otherwise unsupported hardware or some
> not-yet-perfect filesystems required for accessing foreign
> (non-Linux) filesystems, I don't see any point in offering a
> WIP Linux-only filesystem in stable kernels.

So that people can use it and test it. Most people don't run -mm or GIT.

Alan
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