[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers
greg at kroah.com
Mon Jun 18 17:12:24 UTC 2012
Despite being on the Program Committee, I figured it was only fair that
I too submit my name as someone who would like to attend the Kernel
Summit this year.
I'd like to discuss:
- The stable and longterm kernel release process, is it going well for
everyone? Are there things we can do differently? How can I kick
maintainers who don't mark patches for stable backports in ways that
do not harm them too much? How can I convey decisions about the
longterm kernel selection process in a better way so that it isn't
surprising to people?
- Maintainership issues. As others have discussed, this can be a bit
"contentious" at times. At LinuxCon Japan a few weeks ago, I
suggested a few things that as a maintainer I think will go a long
ways in helping smooth this out, and I'd be glad to referee the
session discussing this topic.
- PCI hotplug issues, this has already been covered in a previous
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