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Re: Intent to package: devfsd

On Sun, Jul 11, 1999 at 11:36:19AM -0500, Gregory T. Norris wrote:
> Actually, I've never built a kernel-patch package either... but I should
> have a fair amount of time available to work on it, so I'm pretty sure I
> can put it together reasonably fast.  With a little luck I'll be able to
> start on it tonight - worst case would be tomorrow afternoon.

Cool then.

> > I have no problem turning this into a cooperative project; e-mail
> > me outside of the list if you want an account on my development
> > box, or we can just package up the different parts of it seperately
> > for release.
> Since the kernel patch itself is more or less self-contained, I can
> probably take care of that portion from here.  If I'm wrong about that,
> you will (of course) be the first to know. :-)

Sounds good.

> > My plan was to make it available for a while just on my web site,
> > until we think it works well enough to upload to experimental and
> > then unstable, after we get some real test users (I'm already 
> > running devfs on my devel server, and running my current devfsd
> > package for persistence).
> Sounds good to me!  Talk with you soon.

I think we're on track then. I'm going to try to split into two
packages this afternoon, time permitting. I'll keep my web page
up to date with any valid packages I end up with.

The fun part of the devfs script package is the upstream source
is really a file in the kernel Documentation directory that the
patch provides. I think I'll just fork it off. Ah well.

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