[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers
chris.mason at fusionio.com
Mon Jun 18 17:18:02 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 11:12:24AM -0600, Greg KH wrote:
> Hi all,
> - 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.
One of my failings as a maintainer is keeping people up to date on which
of their patches I've taken. Do your scripts do this when you import a
patch, or after they have been in your git tree?
I hesitate to solve bad maintainers with tools, but that tool would help
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