Re: MAINTAINERS without commits in the last 3 years
From: Anders Larsen
Date: Tue Aug 30 2016 - 11:25:29 EST
On Wednesday, 2016-08-24 16:33 Joe Perches wrote:
> Many email addresses in MAINTAINERS no longer work so many
> sections in
> MAINTAINERS could likely be considered either
> obsolete or unmaintained.
Whereas I agree it's helpful to purge dysfunctional adresses...
> These M: entries in MAINTAINERS haven't authored or had any
> <foo>-by: signature entries in git log for the last 3 years.
...IMHO just because there hasn't been any activity for <arbitrary
amount of time> does not automatically mean the subsystem in question
has been abandoned.
I'm using "my" subsystem (QNX4 FS) almost daily, so I don't believe
anything would be gained if get_maintainers.pl would stop keeping me
in the loop.