Subject: Re: Progress meter for fsck, revisited
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/13/2004 21:19:13
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On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 07:25:24PM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> Jason Thorpe <> writes:
> > I don't think it's worth over-complicating a cute feature that you
> > have to choose to turn on.  This is not enabled by default.  If you
> > want cute, you have to give up something.  In my particular
> > application, I need the cute, and the trade-off is completely
> > acceptable.  What's the problem?
> It's of sufficently limited value that I don't think it's worth having
> in the tree.

Well, I disagree. I think it's a cool thing to have in the tree, and it=20
can benefit a number of users. Also, it is an option, after all.

And, it can serve as a building block/example for a parallel progress=20
meter implementation in the future.

Take care,


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