Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: add arm@xxxxxxxxxx as the list for arm64 defconfig changes

From: Andy Gross
Date: Thu May 04 2017 - 11:43:06 EST

On Wed, May 03, 2017 at 12:47:16PM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> On 05/03/2017 12:39 PM, Olof Johansson wrote:
> > No, I'm not saying that, and there is a better way: Send it through
> > Andy if in doubt -- it should be his job as your platform maintainer
> > to help guide you through the system if needed.
> Will told me that defconfig patches should go to arm@xxxxxxxxxx, but you're
> telling me they should go to Andy instead.
> Andy's being the platform maintainer is news to me. I'm not saying he
> isn't, but I can't remember the last time I involved him in any patches of ours.

If it is Qualcomm related, it generally goes through me. And I send it up
through the arm soc guys (kevin, olof, and arnd).

> Either way, I think there should be a designated maintainer for
> arch/arm64/configs/defconfig, and I think that person/alias should be in

I disagree here. We've generally had defconfigs go up through the disparate ARM
board maintainers and they get collated by arm-soc. It's easy when it's
something like qcom_defconfig, but get_maintainer doesn't give you the correct
name if you are going for multiv7 or some of the default configs.