Maintainer for 2.6: anyone?

Dominik Brodowski linux at
Fri Dec 12 20:49:50 GMT 2003


On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 08:28:50PM +0000, Russell King wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 10:07:30AM -0800, David Hinds wrote:
> > Is anyone willing to step up and submit their name as maintainer of
> > PCMCIA for 2.6?  I am still listed as that in the MAINTAINERS file but
> > have been only peripherally involved in changes to the core code.
> I suggest we mark the entry in MAINTAINERS as anonymous and unmaintained
> at present.
> If someone wants to co-maintain PCMCIA, act on bug reports, and so forth,
> then maybe I'd reconsider.  However, up until now, all bug reports have
> come my way, and I've found that x86 hardware is hellishly unpredictable
> and trying to get the relevant information from users isn't as easy as
> I'd hoped it would be.
> I am willing to continue to pick up bug fixes when and where I can (as
> Linus requested; to act as a concentration/submission point for pcmcia
> patches.)  However, please be aware that I have other commitments, some
> of them capable of significantly delaying this activity.  (IOW, some
> times people will have to scream and shout, and continue doing that
> until something happens.)

Due to lack of hardware (my old notebook is broken) I cannot do much at the
moment, but I hope to have new hardware and more time available once 2.7


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