Re: [PATCH] drivers/staging/exfat - by default, prohibit mount of fat/vfat

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Sep 02 2019 - 03:38:17 EST

On Sun, Sep 01, 2019 at 07:13:54PM -0400, Valdis KlÄtnieks wrote:
> Any recommendations on how to approach that? Clone the current fs/fat code
> and develop on top of that, or create a branch of it and on occasion do the
> merging needed to track further fs/fat development?
> Mostly asking for workflow suggestions - what's known to work well for this
> sort of situation, where we know we won't be merging until we have several
> thousand lines of new code? And any "don't do <this> or you'll regret it
> later" advice is also appreciated. :)

Just try to hack it in in your local tree and see if it works at all.
Normally you should have a feeling of where this is heading at this
point and start iterating. One it looks somewhat presentable send it
out to the list and ask for comments.