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From: Namjae Jeon <linkinjeon@kernel.org>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Kari Argillander <kari.argillander@stargateuniverse.net>,
	Konstantin Komarov <almaz.alexandrovich@paragon-software.com>,
	ntfs3@lists.linux.dev, "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>,
	"Darrick J. Wong" <djwong@kernel.org>,
	Christian Brauner <christian.brauner@ubuntu.com>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: NTFS3 driver is orphan already. What we do?
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 09:47:55 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAKYAXd89Ypc09ZkuZT+w3TDscpB8_=wHY=JpZJb7LY1LDg+7Uw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wihuvzVTozzNLZT=uFzJH6uM7ZNKN7fYVpm0v2KkY6Jxg@mail.gmail.com>

2022-04-28 2:47 GMT+09:00, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>:
> [ Sad state of affairs mostly edited out ]
>
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2022 at 2:22 AM Kari Argillander
> <kari.argillander@stargateuniverse.net> wrote:
>>
>> I also did suggest that I could co maintain this driver to take burden
>> from
>> Konstantin, but haven't got any replay.
>
> If you are willing to maintain it (and maybe find other like-minded
> people to help you), I think that would certainly be a thing to try.
I can help him.
>
> And if we can find *nobody* that ends up caring and maintaining, then
> I guess we should remove it, rather than end up with *two* effectively
> unmaintained copies of NTFS drivers.
And I'm currently working write support on read-only NTFS(fs/ntfs)
with the goal of being released in a few months. And after that, I am
planning to start working fsck in ntfsprogs in ntfs-3g to solve the
current lack of utility issue.

Thanks!
>
> Not that two unmaintained filesystems are much worse than one :-p
>
>            Linus
>

  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-28  0:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-26  9:22 Kari Argillander
2022-04-27 17:47 ` Linus Torvalds
2022-04-28  0:47   ` Namjae Jeon [this message]
2022-04-29 16:45     ` Kari Argillander
2022-04-29 19:59       ` David Sterba
2022-04-28  9:38   ` Leonidas-Panagiotis Papadakos
2022-05-01 17:13   ` Konstantin Komarov
2022-05-02 20:49     ` Kari Argillander

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