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    SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
    On Jan 26, 2006, at 19:19, Albert Cahalan wrote:
    > I may just be crazy enough to fork this project. I very nearly did
    > about 18 months ago. I can't very well do this alone, because I
    > don't have all the hardware

    I will gladly test your fork on my various hardware here. I have a
    desktop with Apple CD/RW+DVDROM and generic DVD+/-RW DL drive, and a
    laptop with Apple DVD+/-RW drive. Just send or post patches
    somewhere and I'll take a look. I suggest starting by looking at
    some of the various distro patches, IIRC some of them have already
    make significant cleanups.

    > Matthias, can you give me a hand with this? I'll need a way to sort
    > and publish incoming patches, letting them sit for a while. (like
    > what Andrew Morton does for the kernel) This can't work like procps
    > because the hardware varies too much.

    Might I suggest quilt or stgit? Both allow you to maintain an
    unstable and highly variable stack of patches based off a more stable
    branch, from which some patches percolate down into stable occasionally.

    Good luck with this!

    Kyle Moffett

    Simple things should be simple and complex things should be possible
    -- Alan Kay

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