Larger projects

Felipe Balbi felipebalbi at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Oct 18 22:13:35 UTC 2007


HI,

On 10/19/07, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I have two "larger" projects that I'm currently considering.  They are
> large, out-of-the-tree kernel code that have an active user base, yet,
> for different reasons, haven't made it into the main tree.
>
> Originally, I set up this project to work with different companies and
> help them out with creating new drivers.  But that work isn't happening
> fast enough to keep up with the number of developers who have signed up
> for this project (310 right now!)
>
> So, what do people think?  Should we take these projects on, to help
> existing projects get their code cleaned up and into the main tree?
>
> Personally, I think it's a good idea, as it will help the projects out a
> lot, and it will help the developers here get real experience doing
> kernel development (often the most work is not writing the code, but
> handling the reviews and changes needed to get the code into mainline.)

I think this is quite interesting... there's a lot of goodies
out-of-mainline that should get merged...

>
> Oh, the projects I'm thinking are:
>         comedi

I'd like to work on comedi project... already taking a look btw...

>         speakup
>
> Thoughts?
>
> thanks,
>
> greg k-h
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Felipe Balbi
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