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Re: Buyer Beware: A Major Change in NFS is about to happen

On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 19:16 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > > I think that what we need, Steve, is some sort of information
> about
> > > what testing has happened up to this point that satisfies FESCo
> that
> > > this change the equivalent of moving the needle from 99% complete
> to
> > > 100% complete, as opposed to moving from 90% complete to 91%
> complete
> > > (with testing being the last 9%).
> > > 
> > Not a problem... I want to and will work closely with FESCo to make
> > sure we know all the ins and outs of this change... believe me my
> > slate is cleared for few weeks to be as responsive as possible 
> > for this new feature... In the end this will be a good thing... 
> [...snip...]
> I want to be perfectly clear that I'm not sounding an "all clear" on
> this by any means.  If your answer here means that this change hasn't
> been thoroughly tested, you're going to have a hard time convincing
> anyone that it should be turning over on Beta freeze day. 

Well Steve, obviously some testing had to be done right?  You wouldn't
change filesystem things without testing it, or else how would you know
if it was successful or not?

My main concern is with installer, installing from NFS shares from older
servers, say RHEL5.  How will anaconda handle mounting?  Will there be
odd errors that are difficult to figure out?  Has this been tested in
the anaconda environment at all?

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