CFR: New NFS Lock Manager

Doug Rabson dfr at
Fri Mar 21 12:39:46 PDT 2008

On 21 Mar 2008, at 19:07, Julian Elischer wrote:

> Kip Macy wrote:
>> I think that for most of us this is the "nuclear reactor" in phk's
>> bikeshed story :)
> The Nuclear reactor is from the SVN guys talk on "poisonous  
> personalities in open software projects" I think. where
> they declared it to be the logically opposite corollary of the
> Bikeshed.

Hey, I like that. It made me smile anyways.

> Doug, As a long term developer with a good track record,
> most of us are just going to say "probably works fine and I
> have no idea about that stuff" and leave it at that.
> Who do you think has any idea about this stuff?

Perhaps no-one but there are probably several people who might look at  
parts of it or even just test it a bit. Until today, I've only run the  
machine in a Parallels virtual machine. I put a RELENG_7 version on a  
real machine today and one of my regression tests triggered an  
INVARIANTS panic :(.

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