Alan Cox alan at
Thu Apr 9 06:25:14 PDT 2009

> => there can't be that many applications using it if it was moving all the time

So the fact there are lots of applications using it should have told you
that your interpretations were suspect

> => there can't have been much testing by real applications at that point

See above.

> Pretty much the same way you tend to avoid new! improved! filesystems
> until at least one of the big distributions has switched on it as
> default.  Not widely used code is not stable code yet.

Such as Fedora Core.. umm (searches back and back) 6 and RHEL5 ? quite a
while ago

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