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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/29] Staging: Add yaffs2 filesystem
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On 11/1/10, David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com> wrote:
> On 11/01/2010 12:14 PM, Charles Manning wrote:
>> On Tuesday 02 November 2010 07:55:39 David Daney wrote:
>>> On 11/01/2010 11:40 AM, Tracey Dent wrote:
>>>> The patch sets puts the yaffs2 filesystem in the staging directory.
>>>> It is all based on Charles git
>>>> tree(http://github.com/cdhmanning/linux-yaffs-integration/). Everything
>>>> is compile tested and it builds.
>>>>
>>>> This only the inital support and I will be sending more cleanup patches.
>>>>
>>>> Greg can you add the patch set into your staging-next tree.
>>>> Also, It doesn't affect anything other than itself.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Tracey Dent
>>>
>>> I am confused.
>>>
>>> Are you and Charles Manning working together on this?
>>>
>>> Did you write all this code or did Charles? If it was Charles, why are
>>> there no From: and Signed-off-by headers for him?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance for enlightening us as to what is going on here,
>>> David Daney
>>
>> We are not working together on this, but I do appreciate the effort in
>> helping
>> bring to a head what people like/dislike.
>>
>> I am trying to keep the kernel yaffs consistent with the yaffs.net yaffs
>> so
>> that it is easier to add changes from yaffs.net.
>>
>
> Great. Thanks for clearing things up.
>
> I will offer my unsolicited opinion:
>
> Charles has obviously expended great effort on yaffs2. He has a git
> repository hosting the code, and has expressed a desire to get the code
> fit for merging. For Tracey Dent to come along and hijack the entire
> effort, would anger me if I were in Charles' place.

I didn't mean to hijack, I was just trying to help. :(

>
> Having used yaffs2 in the past, I would like to see the code in the
> kernel. Having it come via Charles would seem to make sense.
>

But regardless it shouldn't matter who submitted the patches, as long
as we can get it into mainline.
> David Daney
>

Tracey Dent


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