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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add maintainer for memory management
On Mon, 24 Jul 2006 00:01:47 -0400 Steven Rostedt wrote:

> I recently realized that there's no listing of a memory management
> maintainer in the MAINTAINERS file. And didn't know about
> linux-mm@kvack.org before Ingo enlightened me. So I've decided to add
> one. Since Christoph is the first person to come in my mind as the
> proper maintainer, (and I haven't asked him if he wants this title :)
> I'll let him either add others to the list, or replace his name
> altogether.
>
> (I also used the email that he had in slab.c)
>
> Note: If someone else is more likely the person than Christoph, don't be
> offended that I didn't choose you. It's just that Christoph has
> responded the most whenever I mention anything about memory. So I chose
> that as my criteria, than looking at who submits the most memory
> patches.
>
> -- Steve
>
> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
>
> Index: linux-2.6.18-rc2/MAINTAINERS
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.18-rc2.orig/MAINTAINERS 2006-07-23 23:32:13.000000000 -0400
> +++ linux-2.6.18-rc2/MAINTAINERS 2006-07-23 23:34:10.000000000 -0400
> @@ -1884,6 +1884,12 @@ S: linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
> W: http://megaraid.lsilogic.com
> S: Maintained
>
> +MEMORY MANAGEMENT
> +P: Christoph Lameter
> +M: christoph@lameter.com
> +L: linux-mm@kvack.org
> +S: Maintained
> +

Christoph L. is very NUMA & big-iron focused. He also breaks
things (at least builds if not working code) a bit too often IMO.

Andrew, Nick, Peter Zijlstra, Pekka, Manfred, Hugh Dickins
are all a better choice IMO. However, if Andrew & Linus want
to merge that one...

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~Randy
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