CVS branches RFC

Christopher Faylor
Thu Oct 4 13:47:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 04:37:01PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 07:35:49AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> >Robert Collins wrote:
>> >> Which, BTW is why I suggested these scripts - small they are, but
>> >> powerful too :}.
>> >>
>> >
>> >Yep. And Chris could have created a branch for his changes so as to not
>> >destroy a working snapshot.  ;D.
>> Huh?  You lost me here.
>> Robert says the scripts are powerful and you accuse me of "destroy"ing
>> a working snapshot.  I don't see how one observation flows from the other.
>> And, I'm not sure what snapshot you think it was that was "destroy"ed.
>> I'm not sure why my name suddenly poppped up in this context.
>I was referring to "Message-ID:   < >"
>where you stated:
>And, FYI, I have been merrily trying to deal with my "simple" change
>of adding a path_conv call to build_fhandler.  It has had some really
>amazing repercussions throughout the code which I'm sure make merging
>I must have unconsciously known that raw devices were a bag of worms
>since I was asking other people to test them.  Chuck's findings earlier
>today showed that I couldn't just ignore devices and hope that they
>just worked.

"raw devices not completely working" == "destroy a snapshot"?

Uh huh.


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