[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers

Chris Mason 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
me ;)


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