Re: [PATCH] staging: Change kzalloc to kcalloc

From: Chen Gang
Date: Thu Jul 24 2014 - 22:16:15 EST

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?


On 07/25/2014 03:11 AM, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> Am 24.07.2014 21:05, schrieb Nick Krause:
>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 2:55 PM, Nick Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 2:49 PM, Richard Weinberger
>>> <richard.weinberger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 8:41 PM, Nick Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Steve,
>>>>> I have programming a lot in other areas just not the kernel.
>>>>> You are right through I need to test my code better through.
>>>> Nick,
>>>> let's make a deal.
>>>> Take the challenge at After you've solved all
>>>> tasks we'll accept patches from you.
>>>> --
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> //richard
>>> That's fine,
>>> So Sorry :(.
>>> Nick
>> I sent the challenge a email. Seems that there not replying.
> Patience is a virtue.
> Thanks,
> //richard

Chen Gang

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