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



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?

-- 
Jeff Garzik       | "The universe is like a safe to which there is a
Building 1024     |  combination -- but the combination is locked up
MandrakeSoft      |  in the safe."    -- Peter DeVries


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