Re: gvinum remains broken in 5.3-RELEASE?

From: Scott Long (
Date: 11/07/04

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    Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2004 18:03:19 -0700
    To: "Greg 'groggy' Lehey" <>

    Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
    > On Saturday, 6 November 2004 at 18:39:13 +0100, Wilko Bulte wrote:
    >>On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 06:03:20PM +0100, Matthias Schuendehuette wrote..
    >>>Hello Wilko,
    >>>Am Samstag, 6. November 2004 16:21 schrieb Wilko Bulte:
    >>>>On Sat, Nov 06, 2004 at 11:26:16AM +0100, Matthias Schuendehuette
    >>>>>I cannot imagine to deliver/sell CDs with 5.3-RELEASE on it with a
    >>>>>broken gvinum RAID5 where the fix is available for (roughly) 2
    >>>>>weeks now.
    >>>>You obviously have NO idea what it means to build releases for
    >>>>all the architectures etc etc.
    >>>My apologies if I made you upset...
    >>Oh, not upset. Problem is that there are most likely lots of other
    >>bugs still in 5.3-R.
    >>Thing is, at some point we just need to call it a day and put the
    >>generated bits on the ftp-servers. Otherwise there would never
    >>be a RELEASE..
    > I can appreciate that the leadup to 5.3-RELEASE has been painful, but
    > what's the purpose of a release which doesn't work? For a large
    > number of Vinum users, 5.3 will be a release to avoid.
    > Greg
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    Lukas and I discussed this extensively, and the decision was agreed


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