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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 sf.net name, I can probably add you as a
>developer to the nbd.sf.net... 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 sf.net name then apparantly.
Thanks ;-)

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