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From: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <>
To: Rajat Jain <>
Cc: Daniel Rodrick <>,
	kernelnewbies <>,
	Linux Newbie <>,
Subject: Re: after effects of a kernel API change
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 11:44:11 +0200
Message-ID: <20070118094411.GB29695@Ahmed> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Jan 18, 2007 at 11:05:53AM +0530, Rajat Jain wrote:
> >>
> >> Is there any way volunteers like me can help in this exercise?
> >
> >See the /APIchanges in the Kernel Janitors TODO list
> >
> >
> [...]
> 1) How do I make sure if some one is NOT working on any of the
> mentioned bullet points? Who coordinates? On what mailing list?

Check latest trees to make sure the work is not duplicated. espicially 
trees like -mm and subsystem ones.

> 2) Do any patches for the above Todo list have the chances of getting
> merged into the mainstream kernel? Who approves? I suppose the
> respective maintainer of the driver / subsystem getting affected?

I advise lurking (following/reading) the list for at least 2 or 3 weeks and 
you'll automatically understand how the "system" works. Also check:


Ahmed S. Darwish

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Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-18  4:15 Daniel Rodrick
2007-01-18  5:04 ` Greg KH
2007-01-18  5:10 ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-18  5:35   ` Rajat Jain
2007-01-18  7:47     ` Eric W. Biederman
2007-01-18  9:44     ` Ahmed S. Darwish [this message]

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