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SubjectRe: Anyone for NBD maintainer [was Re: [RFC][PATCH] nbd driver for 2.5+: fix locking issues with ioctl UI]
Pavel Machek wrote:

>> . . .I'd be honoured too but not sure what exactly that entails. What other
>>stuff would I have to do besides actively developing it? I won't be able
>>to do anything on the Internet till Monday either.
>Well, maintainer gets patches from people and should decide which are
>good and which are not...
>Anyway if you give me your name, I can probably add you as a
>developer to the but: I'd like you to keep userland code
>backward compatible. Ie. new userland code should still work with
>2.4.x kernel.
> Pavel
Okay. Haven't heard anyone say lose the compatibility in favor of the
cleanup so I'll work on the back compatibility more in the driver. Same
with userland tools. I'd better get a name then apparantly.
Thanks ;-)

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