Re: IDE?

From: Larry McVoy (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 18:36:42 EST

On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 04:34:14PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I'm dreaming of an IDE maintainer that people (including, very much, me)
> can work with. I don't know why, but IDE has pretty much since day one
> been a fairly problematic area, and has caused a lot more maintainer
> headache than the rest of the kernel put together..

This may be politically incorrect, but could you (or anyone) provide a
history of the IDE maintainers to date and why they didn't work out
and what would need to change to make them work out? I'm sticking my
nose in where I know nothing but maybe one of them could rise up to
the necessary level if it were spelled out what that level was.

Larry McVoy            	 lm at  
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