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    SubjectRe: restructuring of filesystems config menu
    "Robert P. J. Day" wrote:
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    > On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
    >
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > > Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 07:57:33 -0500 (EST)
    > > > From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@mindspring.com>
    > > > Subject: restructuring of filesystems config menu
    > > >
    > > > i've attached a gzipped patch against 2.5.56 for reorganizing
    > > > the filesystem menu under "make xconfig", and i'm certainly
    > > > open to feedback/comments/criticism/large sums of money.
    > >
    > > I finally looked at this on 2.5.59. The fs menu certainly
    > > needs some help/work, so I'd like to see you keep plugging away
    > > at this. I didn't see much feedback -- was there feedback?
    > > Maybe on a different subject/thread? A newer version that I
    > > missed?
    >
    > nope, didn't get much feedback. i sent the patch directly to
    > linus but it hasn't yet been added. perhaps in 2.5.60?

    It doesn't apply cleanly to 2.5.59 or later, so it won't be
    applied.

    > > I expected to just see the filesystems listed in alpha order,
    > > but I don't have a problem with the groupings that you
    > > have made for them.
    >
    > i thought about alphabetical order, but i settled on the more
    > common options at the top, and the more obscure ones further
    > down.
    >
    > if i don't see a patch incorporated in a subsequent release, am
    > i supposed to submit it again? what's the proper protocol?

    Get feedback (as much as possible), act on feedback -> make
    changes, re-re-re-submit...

    ~Randy
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