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Re: Filesystems

On 17:50 18 Feb 2003, Pavel Rozenboim <pavelr coresma com> wrote:
| From: David Grudek anixter com [mailto:David Grudek anixter com]
| > Does anyone know why different filesystems are available on so many of the
| > other distro's but Red Hat does not support them.  Mandrake, Suse, Debian,
| > Slackware, and others do support xfs.  It handles acl's natively and Red Hat
| > took out acl support in there new kernel yet they won't support filesystems
| > that do support ACL's. [...]
| Probably because it is much harder to support all these filesystems. The
| fact that RedHat doesn't just throw in every piece of software it can grab
| allows them to create very stable and supportable distro.

Further, nothing prevents you building a new kernel with the support
you want.

ACLs are generally overrated anyway. Very rarely do I want one.
Cameron Simpson, DoD#743        cs zip com au    http://www.zip.com.au/~cs/

Those who live by the sword KILL those who don't.

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