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Hi Rusty.

Can we have a MODULE_MAINTAINER to complement MODULE_AUTHOR?

Often a module grows multiple authors over time, but initial authors
aren't around (or too interested) anymore. And sometimes, if someone
maintaining a driver is just doing minor peripheral updates to keep it
compiling, the maintainer might not even _be_ an author really...

Rene.


diff --git a/include/linux/module.h b/include/linux/module.h
index 10f771a..c06f76c 100644
--- a/include/linux/module.h
+++ b/include/linux/module.h
@@ -128,6 +128,9 @@ #define MODULE_LICENSE(_license) MODULE_
/* Author, ideally of form NAME <EMAIL>[, NAME <EMAIL>]*[ and NAME <EMAIL>] */
#define MODULE_AUTHOR(_author) MODULE_INFO(author, _author)

+/* Maintainer, ideally of form NAME <EMAIL> */
+#define MODULE_MAINTAINER(_maintainer) MODULE_INFO(maintainer, _maintainer)
+
/* What your module does. */
#define MODULE_DESCRIPTION(_description) MODULE_INFO(description, _description)
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