Virtual Media repository request

Patrick Williams patrick at
Tue Dec 14 03:10:08 AEDT 2021

On Thu, Dec 09, 2021 at 09:56:55AM +0100, Czarnowski, Przemyslaw wrote:
> On 08.12.2021 17:56, Patrick Williams wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 07, 2021 at 03:50:47PM +0000, Hawrylewicz Czarnowski, Przemyslaw wrote:

> > What did you have in mind for maintainer structure on this?  I'd ideally like to
> > see someone outside of Intel be a co-maintainer with you since:
> > 
> >    - This code was initially written as experimental Intel-only repository
> >      without any community feedback and
> >    - The current code hasn't been touched in 2 years and best practices have
> >      likely changed.
>  >    - You're not currently a maintainer on any other repositories.
> The code base exposed in provingground was under the development at that 
> moment and actually shouldn't be submitted. The code is updated now 
> (still needs some polishing I suppose) but I am ready to push updated 
> sources and ask the community to review it.
> Right now I am the main person for VM in Intel, but actually I was 
> thinking about some co-maintainership in case there are other parties 
> willing to have contribution in the code. This could be worked out 
> during review process.

This response feels like a bit of a chicken-and-egg.  Who is going to review and
approve the commits to the repository that assign a maintainer to the

Maybe Ed's proposal of using an existing repository solves that.  We would need
to make sure the current maintainer is accepting of whatever design direction
you've decided to go though.

Patrick Williams
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