Was there any reason to think Jens actually wanted Martin to step
down ? He clearly stated that he wanted Martin to keep his hands
off the block code - not the IDE code.
> Jens was referring to the generic block code that he
> maintains (including elv_add_request and drivers/block/block_ioctl.c,
> which Martin had submitted patch for in IDE 115 without consulting
> with Jens).
Of course - no wonder it pisses him off :)
> Personally, I hope that Martin stays on as IDE maintainer.
> Getting IDE to a maintainable state was a minefield that had to
> be crossed. Could someone else have done with fewer mistakes?
> Maybe, but there was plenty of time for someone else to do it,
> and nobody stepped up to the plate. Of course there is a
I agree with you - there`s no point discussing whether or not
someone else would have been able to do what Martin has done
with fewer mistakes - I think we should focus on helping Martin
make 2.5 IDE stable ...
> trade-off point that point is more conservatively set with the
> software that controls disk storage, but, in general, I think
> it's important to be supportive of those who actually produce.
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