Subject: Re: Thoughts about wedges
To: Leo Weppelman <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/29/1999 13:02:39
On Wed, 29 Sep 1999, Leo Weppelman wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 27, 1999 at 11:38:03AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> I share your concern. I don't have patches ready. After the amount of
> discussion popping up after my first suggestion, I decided that it was
> better to flesh things out first before starting to program. Looking back,
> I think this decision was the right one. After the wedges were thrown in,
> another bunch of things have changed. Currently, I have no idea where the
> majority of the people are standing. 
> A lot of interesting ideas have been brought up and I think that the ideas
> in this discussion combined with what I brought up in the 'disklabel part 2'
> thread can be moulded to some kind of middle ground. It looks a good idea to
> me to try to create this proposal. I am willing to write something up this
> weekend. Maybe we should try to work out something together?

Sure. I'm willing to help, but I'm also bashing on killing DEV_BSIZE. What
a pain! I'll spare you the details as I'm going to make a posting to
tech-kern about it too. :-)

> I think the next proposal should be voted upon otherwise this looks like its
> going to be some endless discussion.

Well, as voted-on as anything we do. :-) We aren't going to be able to
please everyone, but I think we can make real progress. :-)

Take care,