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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Remove Frediano Ziglio from "HISILICON HIP04 Support"

>>> On 07.05.15 at 16:31, <julien.grall@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 07/05/15 15:14, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> Now the question of course is - is that really what we want to do?
>> I.e. is it known that he no longer wants to be a maintainer of this
>> code (or cannot be)? The mail address having become stale
>> doesn't necessarily mean that. Does one of you know where he
>> went? Should we - in the absence of a valid mail address - keep
>> his name here without mail address (I admit this is of limited use)?
> This code is a driver specific for the Hisilicon board (i.e Huawei).
> Having people directly from Huawei is useful for testing any changes in
> common interrupt controller code which may impact their board.
> As said on another thread [1], we'd like responsive maintainers on this
> driver. For now, after a month it's already out-of-date (building but
> suspect not booting) and more changes is planned in the common interface.

Understood. The only reason I responded was really that it didn't
look like the removal was done with Frediano's consent, and it
didn't sound like he was unresponsive for like half a year or longer...

> Zoltan told us he missed the mails by mistake [2], although Frediano as
> left Huawei. Unless he has access to this board, there is not much
> interest for us to keep him maintainer to this driver.

So I guess I'll leave it to the ARM maintainers then to decide...


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