Subject: Re: cp(1) vs. UVM/UBC
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/22/2001 22:32:15
On Sun, 22 Jul 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
: > This is a hack, to be sure, but better a hack-until-UBC-works-on-them than a
: > panic or nondescript program failure.
: Ok, I basically wanted you to acknowledge that what you were proposing
: is a stupid hack. Of course, we don't like to add stupid hacks to our
: source tree.
No, but as I said, it's better that claiming that the filesystems `work'
when they actually end up borking the system on a basic operation. 8-)
(IIRC, someone said that nfs was one of those broken fs's, which makes
running -current entirely out of the question for me until we do have such a
hack or the fs is fixed. I'm sure there are similar situations for other
fs's out there.)
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