Re: [PATCH v8 0/6] Add Fieldbus subsystem + support HMS Profinet card

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Feb 08 2019 - 09:14:06 EST

On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 09:05:11AM -0500, Sven Van Asbroeck wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 7:19 AM Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I would like to see other people review and put their "name" on the
> > patchset either with a "reviewed-by:" or "ack" or something.
> That's what I would love to see too !
> And I agree with you that a patchset like this needs more review.
> Probably a lot more. Especially the fieldbus userspace interface.
> The question is: how can I generate interest? Other than starting
> an advertising campaign or spamming developers :)
> I guess this is one of the ways a patch can die: lack of interest
> by the wider community?

Well, who wants this code? Who uses it? Find those people and get them
to review it. If no one wants it or uses it, that kind of implies that
it's not needed :)


greg k-h