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Re: SC: New MIPS maintainers needed


On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 5:58 AM, Matthew Fortune
<Matthew.Fortune@imgtec.com> wrote:
> Jeff Law <law@redhat.com> writes:
>> On 07/22/14 06:56, Richard Sandiford wrote:
>> > I'll need to step down as MIPS maintainer this weekend in order to
>> avoid
>> > a possible conflict of interest with a new job.  SC: please could you
>> > appoint some new maintainers to take over?
>> We'll get the process started.
>>
>> Stepping down doesn't require you do do anything further than removing
>> yourself as the listed maintainer for the MIPS port
>
> Hi Richard,
>
> Although I've only worked with you for a relatively short time I'd like
> to thank you for all the help and guidance you have given. I'm sure the
> MIPS community owes much to your stewardship over the years and I'm
> certain that it has been appreciated.
>
> Jeff:
>
> Now that Richard has stood down as the MIPS maintainer can you
> advise on the process for getting patches approved? Should we cc
> any particular global maintainer or just post and allow someone to get
> to it when they can?
>

You can technically cc me on it, I've not been able to do a lot of
work with gcc until recently, but I am now reading the list etc. Patch
review will take a bit longer than Richard, he's very hard to replace.

I'm also down with you and Catherine being nominated for
maintainership, you've both been doing a lot of work in the area and
it makes some sense.

-eric


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