Subject: Re: Progress meter for fsck, revisited
To: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/13/2004 18:15:28
Jason Thorpe <email@example.com> writes:
> It's a complicated thing to merge all that output, I made the
> conscious decision not to do it, and I don't intend to change my mind
> on the issue.
.. and you're going to hold your breath until you turn blue, I see.
I think this change sucks. It's cute to have the progress-bar output,
but parallel fsck is sufficently useful for speed that it means the
progress bar can only be used in single-filesystem configurations,
which rules out many configurations. Why add the progress bar if it's
so completely limited?