[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] Building up younger contributors and high volume trees

Chris Mason chris.mason at fusionio.com
Mon Jun 25 15:07:39 UTC 2012


On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 08:01:15AM -0600, Josef Bacik wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM, Francois Romieu <romieu at fr.zoreil.com> wrote:
> > Josef Bacik <josef at toxicpanda.com> :
> > [snip]
> >
> > I saw no mention of patchwork for btrfs. Did you and the field
> > maintainers consider it ?
> >
> 
> I know Chris used to use it, but for a project this small I don't
> think it makes much sense.  And the bigger problem is getting timely
> responses to a patch submitter so they at least know that their mail
> client is working ;).  The bigger problem is making sure we engage
> with new comers, not just make sure to cull their patches every 3
> months for the merge window.  Thanks,

I did use patchwork, and it does help in some ways.  Having other
contributors help like Josef does is so much better though.

-chris



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