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Date:	Wed, 2 Jan 2008 21:21:43 +0000
From:	Alan Cox <>
To:	Adrian Bunk <>
Cc:	Diego Calleja <>,,,,,
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

> 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.

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