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



On Thu, 19 Apr 2001, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> I don't think that the subscription is necessarily the only
> issue.  I'm subscribed to all of the LVM mailing lists, and
> still a lot of what I submit (legitimate bug fixes, and not just
> features/code cleanup) does not get added to CVS.  Yes, the
> no-possible-harm patches like man pages went in, but not other
> stuff.  Also, it doesn't appear that any of the LVM changes are
> making it into the stock kernel, which is basically a recepie
> for disaster.

This is indeed an even bigger problem.  LVM is no longer just
a Sistina product, it is an integrated part of the Linux kernel.

This brings with it the responsability of maintaining the LVM
subsystem which is included in the kernel. I understand that
Sistina may want to do "LVM releases" every once in a while,
but this isn't a development model that makes much sense when
their code has been integrated into the Linux kernel (IMHO).

> The openlvm list may change my mind, I'll see.

If you think any other openly accessible LVM development things
are needed (maybe a CVS tree which can be used by all LVM
developers and not just the Sistina folks?) .. NL.linux.org is
all yours.

regards,

Rik
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