Re: [PATCH 00/21] ceph: Ceph distributed file system client v0.9

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Jun 19 2009 - 19:24:56 EST

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 04:12:51PM -0700, Sage Weil wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Jun 2009, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 03:31:21PM -0700, Sage Weil wrote:
> > > This is a patch series for v0.9 of the Ceph distributed file system
> > > client (against v2.6.30).
> >
> > Oh, one other question, why put this in staging? What is keeping it
> > being accepted into fs/ like normal?
> I would obviously prefer that route, but my assumption has been that the
> code needs some review and a core developer to sign off on it before that
> can happen. I've posted the patchset a few times now, and haven't gotten
> much response. If there is something else I can or should be doing to
> push this upstream, I'm all ears...

Have you posted it on the linux filesystems list? I haven't noticed it
there, but I might have missed it.

> The code certainly isn't ready for production, but the client code at
> least has seen relatively few changes recently. Our internal testing is
> ramping up in scale and so far we're primarily working out problems with
> the server side daemons.
> I'm not quite sure what the criteria for mainline inclusion is, as it
> seems to vary from file system to file system, but from my perspective
> any move upstream can only help.

Review from the above mentioned list should be all that is needed.

If after that, you still want it in drivers/staging/, please feel free
to send it to me.

good luck,

greg k-h
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