The Application of Colin King for PPU - Q&A and Voting Thread

Colin Ian King colin.king at
Wed May 24 18:50:11 UTC 2017

On 24/05/17 17:41, Brian Murray wrote:
> In the "Things I could do better" section of your application you have:
> "Turn around ZFS/SPL bugs faster."
> Do you have a plan for getting better? If so what is it?

My plan is:

1. Be far more responsive to new bug reports and try and triage new bugs
within 48 hours
2. Work through the current backlog by prioritizing based on size of
impact and also by clearing the backlog of "low-hanging fruit" small bugs.
3. Report new issues upstream where necessary.


> Thanks,
> Brian
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 10:14:23AM +0200, Lukasz Zemczak wrote:
>> Hello everyone!
>> On yesterday's DMB meeting we have decided to handle Colin King's PPU
>> application remotely through e-mail. I am starting this thread to
>> begin the review process and then proceed with voting.
>> The application in mention:
>> In short: Colin is applying for PPU rights for zfsutils-linux and spl-linux.
>> I would like us to start with questions and after a day or two we
>> begin the voting process.
>> Please be sure to ask questions as soon as possible, since for this
>> application not to go on forever I will not be waiting indefinitely
>> for everyone to get the required feedback from our applicant.
>> Best regards,
>> -- 
>> Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak
>>  Foundations Team
>>  lukasz.zemczak at
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> Brian Murray

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