Re: [PATCH] orangefs: Axe some dead code

From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Mon Nov 28 2016 - 09:36:56 EST

On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 09:06:12AM -0500, Mike Marshall wrote:
> Perhaps we should modify Greg KH's "be-all, end-all document"
> on "HOWTO do Linux kernel development" then... you've
> contributed a boatload of work to the kernel since as far
> back as 2006, but I'm a newbie who just works in an
> isolated subsystem... people like me need a reliable
> and authoritative cheat-sheet to go by...
> I think you believe I should ask for this to be pulled only
> during a merge window. Since this patch doesn't involve new
> functionality, or even any functionality, it seems like pull-fodder
> anytime after it is vetted, based on Greg's HOWTO...

Hm. Yes. I can see how that document is misleading. I'll send a

> My original intent on posting to this thread was to let
> christophe.jaillet@xxxxxxxxxx know that I saw and
> appreciate his review and the good patch he supplied.

Yes. Of course. But this discussion has been valuable, I hope.

dan carpenter