Re: reiser4 plugins

From: Nikita Danilov
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 10:39:16 EST

Hans Reiser writes:
> Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Christoph does a lot of reviewing
> >
> and he is notorious for making needed linux contributors go away and not
> come back, and I won't say which famous person on this mailing list told
> me that....
> >and your child definitely
> >is in serious need of that to be mergeable. I'm sure Christoph is able
> >to review inpartially even when he is involved with other FS.
> >
> >
> As impartial as a puppy on PCP....
> Christoph is aggressive about things he does not take the time to
> understand or ask about first. I hate that. I wish he would go away
> please. He is not exactly an Ousterhout, Rob Pike, Granger, Mazieres,
> Frans Kaashoek, etc., in his accomplishments, so why is he reviewing
> other people's filesystems? Reviews are great, how about finding
> persons who have created filesystem innovations (and thus are less
> likely to reject innovations without understanding them) to do them?

Well, because of his classy hair-style of course.

Seriously, Linux is not managed by a committee. There is nobody to
appoint Official File System Reviewers of Her Majesty. Everything here
(including your credentials as a file system designer) is

> How about review by benchmark instead?


> I frankly think that with my
> benchmarks, I should be allowed to tinker on my own.

I am afraid it will sound picky, but 10 month ago you said you are
planning to replace benchmarks on the with fairer ones:

Last time I checked, still features
only mongo runs with overwrite/modify phases off and with all operations
done in readdir order (most favorable mode for reiser4).

> Hans The Mad

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