Re: kdbus refactoring?

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Mon Nov 09 2015 - 12:02:58 EST

Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 3:30 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 08, 2015 at 10:39:43PM +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 10:35 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> > On Sun, Nov 08, 2015 at 10:06:31PM +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>>> >> Hi all,
>>> >>
>>> >> after reading on the removal of kdbus from Rawhide[1] I've searched
>>> >> the mailinglist archives for more details but didn't find anything.
>>> >> So, what are your plans?
>>> >>
>>> >> [1]
>>> >
>>> > As that link said, based on the result of the code being in Rawhide, it
>>> > is now being reworked / redesigned. The result will be posted for
>>> > review "when it's ready".
>>> If you rework/redesign something you have to know what you want to change.
>>> That's why I was asking for the plan...
>> Since when do people post "plans" or "design documents" on lkml without
>> real code? Again, code will be posted when it's ready, like any other
>> kernel submission.
> I ask for feedback on ideas and designs on a fairly regular basis. I
> even frequently get valuable feedback :)
> I would like to think that the kernel community would have something
> of value to add to the process of designing and implementing a major
> new IPC mechanism.

The "trust us, we'll show it when it's ready" attitude reminds me of the
controversial TPP and TTIP negotiations.

Måns Rullgård
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