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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 00/17] blktap2 related bugfix patches

On 10/14/2014 11:48 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Wen Congyang writes ("[PATCH 00/17] blktap2 related bugfix patches"):
>> These bugs are found when we implement COLO, or rebase
>> COLO to upstream xen. They are independent patches, so
>> post them in separate series.
> blktap2 is unmaintained AFAICT.
> In the last year there has been only one commit which shows evidence
> of someone caring even slightly about tools/blktap2/.  The last
> substantial attention was in March 2013.
> (I'm disregarding commits which touch tools/blktap2/ to fix up compile
> problems with new compilers, sort out build system and file
> rearrangements, etc.)
> The file you are touching in your 01/17 was last edited (by anyone, at
> all) in January 2010.
> Under the circumstances, we should probably take all these changes
> without looking for anyone to ack them.
> Perhaps you would like to become the maintainers of blktap2 ? :-)

Hmm, I don't have any knowledge about disk format, but blktap2 have
such codes(For example: block-vhd.c, block-qcow.c...). I think I can
maintain the rest codes.

The block-remus related modification should be reviewed and acked by remus

Wen Congyang

> Ian.
> .

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