DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2006-02
Re: code bounties for DragonFly ?
"Matthew Dillon" <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> :Development has been somewhat slow, but I think that's in part because we
> :went too long between releases, and some of the more interesting features
> :are on hold until the subsystems are done. (Live CD with a desktop is
> :dependent on compressed filesystems and pkgsrc, neither of which is
> :complete, for instance.)
> I think its just the fact that we are a small project. Things always
> take longer then one thinks they will. I thought I'd be able to get
> parallel routing code in in a week but it's taking a lot longer then
> that. I have a whole list of things that I know have to be done to
> achieve the infrastructure required to form the basis for clustered
> What we really need are more coders who can follow through with large
> pieces of new work to complement the many excellent coders we now have
> who are great at refining and rounding out existing work.
> On the otherhand, I've seen phenominal progress in our tight nit group.
> I can think of a dozen people right off the top of my head who are much
> better coders and communicators now then they were a year ago. That is
> just as important to me as project progress is. And, frankly, we
> have made a huge amount of progress, even if it doesn't always seem
> way due to its mostly under-the-hood nature. I believe we are about
> half way to our goal of clustered computing.
> Matthew Dillon
This is truly what any project should hope to accomplish, the people
involved being better for there involvment..