[PATCH] Add hvc_console to MAINTAINERS
akpm at linux-foundation.org
Wed Apr 1 08:22:52 EST 2009
On Tue, 31 Mar 2009 14:10:23 -0700
Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 09:29 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > Add a MAINTAINERS entry for the hypervisor virtual console support
> > used on IBM POWER servers.
> > Signed-off-by: Josh Boyer <jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > ---
> > diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> > index c5f4e9d..387ad45 100644
> > --- a/MAINTAINERS
> > +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> > @@ -2176,6 +2176,11 @@ W: http://www.ia64-linux.org/
> > T: git kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/aegl/linux-2.6.git
> > S: Maintained
> > +IBM HYPERVISOR VIRTUAL CONSOLE
> > +P: Several
> > +L: linuxppc-dev at ozlabs.org
> > +S: Maintained
> > +
> > IBM MCA SCSI SUBSYSTEM DRIVER
> > P: Michael Lang
> > M: langa2 at kph.uni-mainz.de
> I think this sort of entry should not be acceptable.
> Maintainers should have individual names and contact addresses.
There isn't a maintainer.
But people send patches to the wrong list, so the ppc guys (who use
this driver) don't get to see them.
That's a practical, real-world problem. We should have a fix for it.
> An exploder entry should be OK though.
> For instance, the DVB subsystem:
> DVB SUBSYSTEM AND DRIVERS
> P: LinuxTV.org Project
> M: linux-media at vger.kernel.org
> A list entry could be something like:
> P: Linux PCMCIA Team
> L: linux-pcmcia at lists.infradead.org
I'm unclear on what the difference is here..
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