Re: MAINTAINERS file out of date?
From: WANG Cong
Date: Thu Apr 26 2007 - 21:05:38 EST
On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 04:13:01PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>Michael McConnell wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I noticed the MAINTAINERS file still lists Riley Williams as the
>> maintainer of the i386 boot code, presumably as no-one else has taken it
>> up in his absence (though, I'm sure it's probably been touched since
>> late 2004).
>> If I knew the first thing about the i386 boot process I would volunteer,
>> but sadly I don't....
>> This article below details the reason for his absence, but please make
>> sure you're sitting down before clicking. (It is work-safe.)
>I have considered myself as a rather unofficial maintainer of this code,
>and wouldn't mind make it official now when I actually have a job which
>both cares about and actually can support my upstream Linux activities,
>which was a major pain for a while.
>Overall, there is a lot of cleanup which really is needed in the i386
>boot process; I have done some work on it already, but more is needed.
Sounds interesting. Can you point me what needs to be done exactly? Maybe I can help you. ;)
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