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Re: libquota proposal

On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 09:40:18AM +1100, matthew green wrote:
> this seems reasonable to me.  why don't you stick it in libutil?
> > As this is needed to get netatalk to build again on HEAD, I'd like
> > to commit this in the next few days.
> this is what i'm talking about about using a different name for
> the new syscall that takes totally different arguments.
> is there absolutely no chance for old code to work with the new
> kernel?

It won't work: old code looks at the filesystem type, and fstab
entries for userquota/groupquota options. So, even if we made it
compile again, it would only look for quota on ffs with quota1;
it would miss ffs with quota2, mfs, or anything else that will
have quota in the future.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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