RFC: backporting GEOM to the 4.x branch
julian at elischer.org
Fri Feb 4 11:33:53 PST 2005
Geom requires DEVFS and requires that you DON'T have a static /dev.
>I would hereby like to politely request your comments on backporting
>GEOM to the 4.x branch. I personally would like to see GEOM backported
>to the 4.x branch and I would appreciate it if all the developers
>(especially Mr. Poul-Henning Kamp) who are familiar with the inner
>workings of GEOM could comment on that idea, especially in terms of
>giving me a rough overview of what would need to be done and pointing
>me in the right direction so I could get started with backporting
>GEOM myself. I should mention that I am an experienced programmer, but
>my kernel programming experience is limited, I've only done some minor
>work on a couple of kernel modules.
>I do understand that this would be quite an undertaking, so I would
>also like to hear from others who would be willing to work on
>backporting GEOM to the 4.x branch and having the port integrated
>into DragonFly BSD.
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