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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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