Re: [RFC][PATCH] unchecked request_region's in drivers/net
Andreas Dilger (email@example.com)
Thu, 27 Dec 2001 17:14:37 -0700
On Dec 28, 2001 00:51 +0100, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> > common directories like drivers/net/foo.c. In the top-level MAINTAINER
> > file would only be something like "Marcello Tosatti" to cover the
> > entire tree, and e.g. "David Miller" in the net/MAINTAINER, "Al Viro" in
> > the fs/MAINTAINER, "Stephen Tweedie" in fs/ext3/MAINTAINER, etc.
> Indeed, this solves the keeping the list up to date with whats
> in the tree, and has provision for arbitary numbers of METOO:
> fields (Though that could get messy, whats to stop Linus getting bombed
> with a zillion additions from people who just want to get their
> name in a kernel tarball for free). One way could be approval from
> the actual maintainer "Yes, he's sent lots of patches, add him to
I'd rather avoid having Linus become a human mailing-list administrator.
Rather, the "METOO" section would be handled by just adding a mailing
list address in the relevant MAINTAINER file. The above examples would
be covered by linux-kernel, linux-net, linux-fsdevel, and ext2-devel.
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