state of fs/udf

Maxim Konovalov maxim at
Wed May 24 07:47:28 PDT 2006

[ CC: Bruce ]


On Wed, 24 May 2006, 16:17+0300, Andriy Gapon wrote:

> It seems that UDF fs has been in not-well-supported state for a while
> now. It seems that Scott Long, original author and maintainer, has moved
> on to other more important (and, perhaps, interesting) things.
> ("perhaps" - because RE does not seem to be too exciting on the first
> glance)
> Meanwhile, there are several bugs still opened for UDF. Some of them are
> pretty obvious, some with good patches, some not so trivial, some
> unhelpful and some are mine :-)
> I think the following PRs are good candidates for review and possible
> inclusion into source:
> Also, from our private conversations I know that Bruce Evans has even
> more fixes for more problems and better fixes for some bugs described in
> the above PRs. Those patches that I personally submitted do WorkForMe
> (TM), but I think that Bruce has much better understanding of VFS stuff
> and done much better job.
> Would some committer be so kind to adopt UDF, review the PRs and fix at
> least the most obvious bugs before 6.2 ?
> I personally promise to help with testing and discussing things.

Why don't you just commit these fixes?

Maxim Konovalov

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