Re: About NM and Next Release
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 01:32:20PM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 08:01:35PM +0200, Francesco Paolo Lovergine wrote:
> > Someone should point NMs to difficulty of entering the development
> > mainstream of FreeBSD or becoming maintainer for the kernel...
> > IMO it's generally too easy entering in Debian.
> Becoming a maintainer of a new driver for the Linux kernel isn't that
> difficult. You just have to convince a subsystem maintainer to take your
> driver, which IME isn't very hard, definitely simpler than becoming a DD.
About the same as finding a sponsor, then, with about the same ease of
maintenance afterwards (i.e. you still have to run your changes past
someone, not upload them directly).
Colin Watson [email@example.com]