Re: [PATCH 1/1] MAINTAINERS: add a maintainer for the SPI NOR subsystem

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Tue Oct 18 2016 - 11:30:56 EST

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 5:17 PM, Marek Vasut <marex@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 10/18/2016 04:58 PM, Cyrille Pitchen wrote:
>> I would like to volunteer as a maintainer for the SPI NOR part of the MTD
>> subsystem.
>> Over the last months, a significant number of SPI NOR related patches have
>> been submitted, some of them have been reviewed, but very few have finally
>> been merged. Hence, the number of pending SPI NOR related patches continues
>> to increase over the time.
>> Through my work on SPI NOR memories from many manufacturers over the last
>> two years, I've gained a solid understanding of this technology.
>> I've already helped by reviewing patches from other contributors on the
>> mailing list, and would like to help getting those patches integrated by
>> volunteering as a maintainer for this specific area.
>> Boris Brezillon has already stepped up as a maintainer for the NAND
>> sub-subsystem in MTD, and the SPI NOR sub-subsystem could be handled in
>> the same way: I would be reviewing patches touching this area, collecting
>> them and sending pull requests to Brian Norris.

I'd suggest you send pull requests directly to Linus.
Same for NAND.

>> Signed-off-by: Cyrille Pitchen <cyrille.pitchen@xxxxxxxxx>
> Let me know if you need co-maintainer.


While we are here, what about forming a MTD maintainer team?
This concept works very well for other subsystems.