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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] MAINTAINERS: Add Lukas Wunner as co-maintainer of thunderbolt
On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 12:34:16AM +0200, Andreas Noever wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM Mika Westerberg
> <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 12:33:33PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> > > Hi Lukas,
> > >
> > > I'm including Greg here in case I've done something wrong as a maintainer.
> > > Since I've only maintained Thunderbolt quite short time, it may be that
> > > I've done mistakes but certainly I did not deliberately try to make life of
> > > people developing this for older Apple systems harder.
> >
> > Greg did not yell at me (yet) so I guess I'm doing OK :)
> >
> > > On Sun, Sep 09, 2018 at 11:42:01PM +0200, Lukas Wunner wrote:
> > > > Andreas Noever has let it be known off-list already a while ago that he
> > > > currently cannot spare as much time for Thunderbolt development as he'd
> > > > like. As a result the driver's development has become dominated by
> > > > Intel.
> > >
> > > I was not aware of this. Althought Andreas has not commented much
> > > lately, I thought he is still looking after our changes. I hope he still
> > > is :)
> > >
> > > > I would like to step up as co-maintainer to provide additional checks
> > > > and balances and prevent the driver from degenerating into an Intel-only
> > > > show. A number of things really irk me:
> > >
> > > I don't have anything against this but at the same time I'm afraid it
> > > might lead to a situation where the Thunderbolt driver evolution gets
> > > stopped into its tracks because of unnecessary fighting over each patch
> > > and change which does not benefit Linux kernel in general.
> >
> > I think we have enough maintainers in this subsystem:
> As mentioned by Lukas I'm currently quite preoccupied with other commitments
> and have not done much more than skimming the incoming patches (especially
> those touching the Intel part - as I trust you know what you are doing there :))
> If there is concern over too many maintainers then please give my spot to Lukas.
> Since I no longer use my MacBook regularly my ability to effectively
> test stuff is
> quite limited anyways.
>
> Thanks,
> Andreas
>
>
> > Andreas - Apple hardware
> > Michael and me - Intel
> > Yehezkel - Microsoft
> >
> > But I think we can make you a dedicated reviewer. This should make sure
> > you get to review all the patches touching this subsystem.
> >
> > However, first I would like to get confirmation from Andreas that he
> > approves this.
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Noever <andreas.noever@gmail.com>

Thanks for the comments Andreas! Then either way is fine by me :)

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