Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Start using the 'reviewer' (R) tag

From: Lee Jones
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 14:16:08 EST

On Tue, 27 Oct 2015, Sebastian Reichel wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 03:42:37PM +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > Since eafbaac ("MAINTAINERS: Add "R:" designated-reviewers tag") we
> > have been able to tag specific people as Reviewers. These are key
> > individuals who are tasked with or volunteer to review code submitted
> > to a subsystem or specific file. However, according to MAINTAINERS
> > we have 1046 Maintainers and only a mere 22 Reviewers. I believe
> > these numbers to be incorrect, as many of these Maintainers are in
> > fact Reviewers.
> >
> > I have taken the time to identify some of the Reviewers who pertain
> > to subsystems which I look after, and have changed their status from
> > Maintainer (collector of patches) to Reviewer (reviewer of code).
> [for drivers/power/*]
> Acked-By: Sebastian Reichel <sre@xxxxxxxxxx>


> I think you should CC the people, which are changed from "M:" to
> "R:", though.

Yes, makes sense.

I'd like to collect some Maintainer Acks first though.

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead â Open source software for ARM SoCs
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