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SubjectRe: restructuring of filesystems config menu
"Robert P. J. Day" wrote:
>
> 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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