Re: BCM2835 maintainership

From: Florian Fainelli
Date: Thu Nov 21 2019 - 13:03:55 EST

On 11/21/19 9:51 AM, Stefan Wahren wrote:
> Hi Florian,
> Am 21.11.19 um 18:42 schrieb Florian Fainelli:
>> On 11/21/19 1:56 AM, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>>> Am 20.11.19 um 22:54 schrieb Florian Fainelli:
>>>> On 11/20/19 3:38 AM, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> i need to announce that i step back as BCM2835 maintainer with the end
>>>>> of this year. Maintainership was a fun ride, but at the end i noticed
>>>>> that it needed more time for doing it properly than my available spare time.
>>>>> Nicolas Saenz Julienne is pleased be my successor and i wish him all the
>>>>> best on his way.
>>>>> Finally i want to thank all the countless contributors and maintainers
>>>>> for helping to integrate the Raspberry Pi into the mainline Kernel.
>>>> Thanks Stefan, it has been great working with you on BCM2835
>>>> maintenance. Do you mind making this statement official with a
>>>> MAINTAINERS file update?
>>> Sure, but first we should define the future BCM2835 git repo. I like to
>>> hear Eric's opinion about that, since he didn't step back.
>> How about we move out of as well as Eric's
>> tree and get a group maintained repository on, something like
>> kernel/git/broadcom/linux.git?
>> Then we can continue the existing processe whereby BCM2835 gets pulled
>> into other Broadcom SoC pull requests.
>> How does that sound?
> this sounds like a good idea. In case the others agree too, can you take
> care of it?

Certainly, let me work through the process and I will let you know if
that could work.