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From: ebiederm@xmission.com (Eric W. Biederman)
To: "Rajat Jain" <rajat.noida.india@gmail.com>
Cc: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>,
	"Daniel Rodrick" <daniel.rodrick@gmail.com>,
	kernelnewbies <kernelnewbies@nl.linux.org>,
	"Linux Newbie" <linux-newbie@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: after effects of a kernel API change
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 00:47:42 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m1mz4g7p41.fsf@ebiederm.dsl.xmission.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <b115cb5f0701172135k411dca56u92101a929799548a@mail.gmail.com> (Rajat Jain's message of "Thu, 18 Jan 2007 11:05:53 +0530")

"Rajat Jain" <rajat.noida.india@gmail.com> writes:

>> >
>> > Is there any way volunteers like me can help in this exercise?
>>
>> See the /APIchanges in the Kernel Janitors TODO list
>> http://kernelnewbies.org/KernelJanitors/Todo
>>
>
> Hi,
>
> This is regarding the link posted above.
>
> 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?

Depends on the issue.  Release early and release often and there
won't be much duplicate work :)

> 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?

Generally. Occasionally for small things other paths are available.

Eric

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-18  7:48 UTC|newest]

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 [this message]
2007-01-18  9:44     ` Ahmed S. Darwish

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