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Re: userspace trees

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: userspace trees
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:53:16 -0500
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <5052142B.3010601@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20120913075026.GA27256@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <5052142B.3010601@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Hi Eric,

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 12:13:15PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 9/13/12 2:50 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > It seems with the kernel.org account purge last year and me being way to
> > busy it seems like the -dev trees of the XFS userspace get very little
> > attention.  What do people think about retiring them and using the oss
> > trees exclusively again for now?  Right now the trees are getting a bit
> > out of sync which isn't a good thing.
> ISTR it was done in response to a .... fear of SGI being less responsive after
> a different type of account purge.  ;)  
> If SGI wants to be responsible for merging all userspace patches as they
> come in on the list, I'm fine with going back to one tree on oss.

I discussed this with management.  SGI is willing to take on the responsibility
of merging all userspace patches.

I think retiring the -dev trees will resolve the out-of-sync issues we've been
having, and be less confusing for all involved.


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