From: valen at domain tuatha.org
Date: Tue 31 Aug 1999 - 09:09:01 IST
On Mon, Aug 30, 1999 at 05:33:22PM +0100, David Murphy mentioned:
> > linus doesn't like them. (or so i've read)
> Hmm. ISTR the out of memory problem hung around for a long while
> because he didn't like people's OOM patches.
Reasoning being that having no poor patches for OOM was more likely to
speed up development of a good one, than a series of stopgap measures.
Same reasons devfs and GGI never made it in...I thought it strange that no
one would maintain a kernel with all the wierd shit in it, that Linus said
"No!" to ...
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