[Ksummit-discuss] "Maintainer summit" invitation discussion

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at s-opensource.com
Thu Apr 20 10:24:13 UTC 2017

Em Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:20:37 -0700
James Bottomley <James.Bottomley at HansenPartnership.com> escreveu:

>    1. Since most people agree that these form of notifications are useful,
>       should we have a standard email for it (or at least a list of things
>       which should be in that email, like commit-id, tree, maintainer,
>       mailing list and the version of the kernel it is expected to be
>       pushed for).
>    2. Given that we all run ad-hoc infrastructure to produce these emails,
>       could we get a set of blessed scripts up on kernel.org for all
>       comers so we can use the central infrastructure rather than rolling
>       our own.

I suspect that this very much depends on the way each maintainer handle
patches. For subsystems like media, where we use patchwork, notification
comes for free with the tool.


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