[arch-general] NFS "updates"?

Leonidas Spyropoulos artafinde at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 13:40:26 UTC 2020

On 29/04/20, Markus Schaaf via arch-general wrote:
> Am 29.04.20 um 13:44 schrieb Andy Pieters:
> > While it is relatively trivial to compile your own kernel with those
> > options enabled using Arch's build system, I think you'd better talk to the
> > actual people that made the change upstream.
> > 
> This change might have slipped through unnoticed. It seems idiotic:
> _Add_ code to the kernel, to break users systems, with no benefit
> whatsoever. It's clearly against Linus' agenda to not break userland.
> But to tell the users to discuss this upstream is bad advice. This is a
> situation where a distribution should take corrective action by
> reverting this configuration. This would add value and remove some
> useless code from the kernel.
> BR

Might worth reaching out to linux-nfs at vger.kernel.org mailing list instead
of Archlinux as this is upstream default behaviour.


Leonidas Spyropoulos

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