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Re: New shmfs and Debian

On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 02:41:05PM +0200, Grendel wrote:
> ** On Apr 04, Herbert Xu scribbled:
> > 
> > This has nothing to do with potato, regardless of when 2.4 is released and
> > packaged.
> On the contrary, it has much to do with potato - regardless of when/if 2.4
> is released/packaged. If potato comes out without support for that file
> system then you'll soon have several dozens of bug reports that "potato
> doesn't work with 2.4.x. The System V IPC doesn't work on Debian/potato, but
> it does on RedHat 6.45". I don't want to start another endless discussion -
> it's a simple issue, doesn't hurt anyone, doesn't bother anyone, it won't
> affect the potato release cycle, etc. etc.

We should not do it because this issue has NOT been settled.  It is by no
means certain that it will be /var/shm, or even that it is needed at all.
This plus the fact that we're late in the game for potato means that nothing
like this should be done.
Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
Email:  Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
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