Subject: Re: Diaspora, politics, and MIf
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Theo de Raadt <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/19/1996 13:08:57
> In article <> (Jukka Marin) writes:
> >> >What would help almost as much is people
> >> >not quite capable of that level of work, helping out with more mundane
> >> >tasks that take time away from these other people.
> >> 
> >> Are people supposed to volunteer, or do we get invited?
> >
> >Better not write any code for NetBSD at all.  For example, I _paid_
> >someone to get a working Cyclades driver.  The driver does work indeed,
> >but it doesn't look correct enough to some people, so they are laughing
> >at the code now and telling me "it needs work" before it can be included
> >in the tree.
> >
> I am fixing the cy.c code right now and I hope to be done with it
> soon.  And I an not getting paid for it. I don't even have a card to
> test my changes.  I don't think I'll ever use this driver.  I was 
> planning to send it back to the author when I was done.  Please try 
> to be fair here:
> 1. The code is not KNF. In fact parts of it is indented with 4 spaces, 
>    parts of it with 2.

That stopped it from being imported?

> 2. It needs to be split up in cy_isa.c and cy_pci.c.
> 3. It produces compiler warnings with gcc -Wall.
> If the code did not have the 3 problems mentioned above I would have
> personally committed it. 
> christos

Christos -- you are reproducing work I did in OpenBSD months ago.

(I nearly broke my chair...)