Re: Moving unmaintained filesystems to staging

From: Luis R. Rodriguez
Date: Thu Apr 26 2018 - 21:10:32 EST

On Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 11:11 PM, Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed 2018-04-25 08:46:02, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>> Recently ncpfs got moved to staging. Also recently, we had some fuzzer
>> developers report bugs in hfs, which they deem a security hole because
>> Ubuntu attempts to automount an inserted USB device as hfs.
> We promise "no-regressions" for code in main repository, no such
> promise for staging. We have quite a lot of code without maintainer.
> Moving code to staging means it will get broken -- staging was not
> designed for this. I believe moving anything there is bad idea.
> Staging is for ugly code, not for code that needs new maintainter.

Staging is also a hospice for drivers on their way out. Can some of
these be eventually be axed?