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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: Change kzalloc to kcalloc
On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:15 PM, Chen Gang <> wrote:
> Excuse me, I did not see the patch details, but I guess it is about
> whether welcome a new member to upstream kernel. For me, I have 3 ideas
> about it if I am a newbie or a normal kernel developer:
> - Do I have enough basic skills for it?
> - Do I developed one or more another real world projects with C?
> (they are successful projects -- at least, not failure projects)
> - Can I construct related develop environments to support what I do?
> (e.g. building and testing for upstream kernel)
> - Am I familiar the basic working flow about kernel mailing list.
> (e.g. format-patch, sending patch, email client configuration...).
> - Do I have a correct attitude on it?
> - Am I careful enough?
> (e.g. if find some details may doubt, try to check and clear them)
> (it is always neccessary for all patches)
> - Am I try my best for it?
> (e.g. when finish coding, try what I can do: build, run and test).
> (it is neccessary for most cases)
> - Do I have negative effect with others?
> (e.g. discourage the newbies, or send spam to other members ...).
> (need always try to avoid)
> - Do I really love programming, also love open source kernel?
> - Do I love it, or I have to do it for another reason?
> (I guess, most of gmail members in open source, love programming).
> - Do I still love programming if I am discouraged by any members?
> - Do I still love open source kernel if discouraged by any members?
I have most of these skills other then developing real projects in C with other
developers as other then the kernel I don't have must interest in C outside
of embedded programming.
Cheers Nick

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