On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 02:03:33PM -0600, James Rich wrote:
> Well I'm one of the 99.9%. But I do rely heavily on XFS. And boy do I
> appreciate everyone's work on XFS and SGI's willingness to GPL it and pay
> good people to work on it.
> So what can a guy like me do to help? I already mirror the CVS tree and
> host install disks for Slackware (not really needed now that Slackware 8.1
> ships with XFS). I don't have a lot of time or bandwidth, but I do have a
> lot of disk space and a keen interest in XFS and its success (and in SGI's
> success since I'm a stock holder). Most questions asked on this list are
> beyond my ability to help. But I can write TeX and HTML, host pretty much
> anything, and whatever else doesn't require deep knowlege of kernel
> internals or all the different ways to recover a file system. So how
> about it?
> Perhaps I can keep track of the TODO list? People seem to ask often "How
> soon is XFS going into the kernel?" and then wonder what is keeping it
> out. Would some kind of on going status report help folks?
I think XFS would really need someone to maintain the website. It's
horribly out of date, and misses some important links. For example
it would be nice to have a link to my XFS merge status or even a htmlized
version. I don't know whether externals are allowed to work on oss.sgi.com,