Containers Development List Migration

Christian Brauner christian.brauner at
Wed Apr 28 14:56:34 UTC 2021

On Fri, Apr 16, 2021 at 01:00:36PM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> The good people running have put a lot of effort into better
> tooling for the kernel community. This covers handling patches for
> maintainers and developers via the new b4 tool, archiving all our
> mailing lists in the new public-inbox format, better spam filtering,
> non-delayed delivery of patches. Part of these efforts is to ultimately
> run all our kernel development mailing lists under the
> umbrella 
> People interested in details can re-read the threads on [1] and
> subscribe to the workflows mailing list at [2] or peruse the articles
> published about this initiative on LWN.
> In the coming time mailing lists will slowly start migrating to the new
> domain run by the kernel community under the
> umbrella. Some details about the new lists can be found in the great
> blogpost at [6].
> The migration has already happened for a few lists (ksummit-discuss,
> linux-staging, tools) others are in the process of doing so right now
> and it will ultimately take on all the duties that vger (and others)
> once fulfilled including lkml itself.
> Last year I already asked Konstantin to start archiving the containers
> development list through at [3] and sent out a
> corresponding announcement to this list [4].
> We will now initiate the move of the mailing list to
>         containers at
> Given the low-volume of this list the move is scheduled to happen on
>         01 May 2021
> Note, there is no need for you to do anything now.
> The migration is coordinated with Konstantin Ryabitsev who leads this
> effort (I'm sure most of you know him from his excellent blogposts on
> tooling at [5].). Disruptions will be kept to a minimum.
> # Steps on May 1:
>   - We will switch the archives for to be
>     from the new list.
>   - All existing subscribers of the old list will be subscribed to the
>     new list.
>   - Archiving will be enabled for the new list.
>   - The list will show up at with details about
>     subscription, unsubscription etc.
>   - An autoresponder will be setup on the old list notifying anyone
>     still posting there that the list has moved. The old list will
>     likely stick around for a few months.
> Konstantin will announce when the move has finished on May 1 with a mail
> to the new list. Until May 1 I will send a few reminders about the
> upcoming move with people Cced (as done in this mail) that have sent
> patches in the last couple of weeks.

Please note that this change is just a few days away. Starting on:

        01 May 2021

patchsets should be sent to:

        containers at

Subscribers without any active patchsets don't need to do anything
(apart from maybe updating any potential mail filters :)). Please
re-read the mail for information about how the switch will happen.

> Thanks!
> Christian
> [1]:
> [2]: workflows at
> [3]:
> [4]:
> [5]:
> [6]:

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