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Re: Need for launchpad

On Sun, Jan 15, 2006 at 08:21:20AM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> And on _top_ of that, we have all sorts of gratuitous autotools
> changes.

Let's not forget the random conversion of build systems -- dpatch seems to
be a favourite to rewrite perfectly functioning build systems into.

> This is roughly equivalent to submitting a patch to LKML with all
> sorts of gratuitous whitespace cleanups mixed in with real,
> substantive changes in a garguantuan monolithic patch, _and_ including
> all of the changes between 2.6.14 and 2.6.15 in the patch that you
> submit expecting the kernel developers to review it.  Go ahead, try
> it.  I dare you.  :-)

And please let me know if you try this, so I can watch from a safe distance.

- Matt

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