Re: Scary bugs
On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 06:39:00PM +0000,
David Starner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 06:27:30PM +0100, Thomas Köhler wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 05:15:28PM +0000,
> > Russell Coker <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Is 47718 critical? 4194303 blocks is one K less than 4G. As on 32bit
> > > platforms we can currently only support 2G files (actually 1 byte less than
> > > 2G) does it matter that we can only set a quota of 4G?
> > Users may use multiple files to hit the quota...
> Still, it's an inconvienance, not a critical failure. If it can't be fixed
> quickly, document it and move on for now.
This is true for several bugs, not only this special case.
I've seen several not-so-critical bugs marked as "release critical" in
the past, and there surely will be such bugs in the future. It would be
better to assign a lower severity sometimes...
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