Re: ext3-2.4-0.9.4

From: Matthias Andree (
Date: Sat Jul 28 2001 - 17:45:42 EST

On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Hans Reiser wrote:

> No, Linus is right and the MTA guys are just wrong. The mailers are
> the place to fix things, not the kernel. If the mailer guys want to
> depend on the kernel being stupidly designed, tough. Someone should
> fix their mailer code and then it would run faster on Linux than on
> any other platform.

Well, some systems are even documented that way, so there's nothing with
"depend on the kernel being stupidly designed", but "depend on what
mount(8) says".

MTA authors don't play games, they also write that their software relies
on this behaviour, as laid out.

Matthias Andree
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