Maintainers and the CLA

Andrew Jeffery andrew at
Mon Apr 9 11:31:40 AEST 2018

On Thu, 5 Apr 2018, at 06:06, Emily Shaffer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 12:15 PM Brad Bishop <bradleyb at>
> wrote:
> > If you are in the to: list you have code-review +2 authority
> > on one or more OpenBMC project repositories (i.e. you are a
> > project maintainer).
> >
> > If you don’t think you are a maintainer, or don’t know what
> > projects you maintain, please reply and we will get that fixed
> > up.
> >
> > As you probably all know by now, the OpenBMC project has moved
> > to The Linux Foundation and under the new project charter
> > contributors must execute one of the OpenBMC CLAs.
> >
> > I’ve put together a guide:
> >
> >
> >
> > (please review it and provide feedback like anything else)
> > to help you ensure you are complying to the conditions
> > outlined in the charter, until such a time that we can have
> > a more automated verification process.
> >
> In the meantime while we're waiting for the automated process, I suggested
> to Brad that we might be able to add a sorted/searchable plaintext list of
> CLA signers somewhere like openbmc-tools repo; I figure that even manually
> updating it based on cache miss (contributor isn't on the list) or Brad
> pinging when the CLA repo gets updated may still beat putting the onus on
> maintainers to look through all the disparate CLAs every time someone posts
> a changelist.  I'd be happy to put up the first take of this if there's no
> dissent.  (Brad suggested that we should make sure _not_ to include email
> addresses, in order to avoid spam; that's fine with me since most
> contributors use their full name along with their commits.)

Emily has sent a pull-req for a list and a maintenance tool for inclusion in openbmc-tools:

Brad: If you're happy with a hosting a complete list of CLA'ed names there, I'll merge it.


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