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SubjectRe: Status of Subsystems
On Tuesday 20 August 2019 15:56:24 Sebastian Duda wrote:
> On 20.08.19 15:14, Pali Rohár wrote:
> > On Tuesday 20 August 2019 15:05:51 Sebastian Duda wrote:
> > > Hello Pali,
> > >
> > > in my master thesis, I'm using the association of subsystems to
> > > maintainers/reviewers and its status given in the MAINTAINERS file.
> > > During the research I noticed that there are several subsystems without a
> > > status in the maintainers file. One of them is the subsystem `ALPS PS/2
> > > TOUCHPAD DRIVER` where you're mentioned as reviewer.
> > >
> > > Is it intended not to mention a status for your subsystems?
> > > What is the current status of these systems?
> > >
> > > Kind regards
> > > Sebastian Duda
> >
> > Hi Sebastian! ALPS PS/2 is a driver for ALPS touchpad. They can be
> > found on more laptops. And ALPS PS/2 itself is not separate subsystem.
> > It is just driver which is part of kernel input subsystem with mailing
> > list linux-input@vger.kernel.org.
> >
> Hi Pali,
>
> so the status of the files is inherited from the subsystem `INPUT MULTITOUCH
> (MT) PROTOCOL`?
>
> Is it the same with the subsystem `NOKIA N900 POWER SUPPLY DRIVERS`
> (respectively `POWER SUPPLY CLASS/SUBSYSTEM and DRIVERS`)?
>
> Kind regards
> Sebastian Duda

Hi Sebastian, by status you mean if driver are maintained or orphaned?
I think that definition of it applies from subsystem itself too. But
maintainers of correspondent subsystem would tell you definite answer if
they want to maintain these drivers or not. I should be there marked as
reviewer and I'm reviewing patches for these drivers if I see them in my
mailbox.

--
Pali Rohár
pali.rohar@gmail.com

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