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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: [repost] Announce: Linux-OpenLVM mailing list



On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 04:09:32PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> AJ Lewis wrote:
> > Ok, the issue here is that we're trying to get a release out and so anything
> > that majorly changes the code is getting shunted aside for the moment.  It
> > would be stupid to just add everything that comes in on the ML without
> > review.  Linus does the exact same thing.  I've said this before to you
> > Andreas, but apparently you feel that you should have final say on whether
> > your patches go in or not.
> 
> > As far as getting patches into the stock kernel, we've been sending patches
> > to Linus for over a month now, and none of them have made it in.  Maybe
> > someone has some pointers on how we get our code past his filters.
> 
> Read Documentation/SubmittingPatches, and also listen to kernel hackers
> who know the block layer and want to fix lvm.
> 
> And I wonder, if kernel hackers are saying lvm is broken... why do you
> want to freeze it and ship it in that state?

Hmm...perhaps I didn't make myself clear.  AFAIK Heinz is not putting
cosmetic changes into the CVS.  The team should be putting fixes in.  If
they aren't it's because they are dealing with backlog.

As far as the smaller patches go.  I know.  We're working on it; really we
are.

Regards,
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