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Re: userspace trees

To: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: userspace trees
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 12:54:22 -0500
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20120913175316.GR3274@xxxxxxx>
References: <20120913075026.GA27256@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> <5052142B.3010601@xxxxxxxxxxx> <20120913175316.GR3274@xxxxxxx>
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On 9/13/12 12:53 PM, Ben Myers wrote:
> 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.

Sounds like a plan.  Will you make sure everything gets re-synced from 
kernel.org
so nothing is lost?

hch, you want to remove or somehow deprecate the kernel.org trees?

Thanks,
-Eric

> Regards,
>       Ben
> 

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