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Re: fs-independent quotas

On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 03:14:19PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 02:54:59PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > I don't understand this. The compat code (if any) is in the kernel.
> > And there's a whole class of compat code (type size change, or adding an
> > optional field) don't exist with a text-based format.
> If you promise to keep the contents of the dictionary the same or only add
> optional fields you are right. But seeing how things like the envsys
> dictionaries evolved over time, this is in general unlikely.

I of course can't promise this. But I don't think things will move as much
as envsys either, and we'll probably be able to do most changes without
version bump.

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

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