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SubjectRe: Submissions for 2.4.19-pre [RivaFB Blanking Fix (Author Unknown)]
Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
>
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> > Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > > On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > > Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> > > > > Please send that to the RivaFB maintainer.
> >
> > > > to be honest there really isn't one.....
> >
> > > Yes there is: Ani Joshi <ajoshi@shell.unixbox.com>.
> >
> > No, there isn't. Ani volunteered for the position, then has been
> > ignoring patches sent to him for a year or more. I used to be rivafb
> > maintainer (look at who wrote riva/fbdev.c...), then didn't have time.
> > When I asked around for a new maintainer, he claimed to take up the
> > position, but no patches have been forthcoming...
> >
> > Ferenc Bakonyi did a good bit of work, and IMO would be a good candidate
> > for maintainership, if he's still around.
>
> I've been receing rivafb patches from him lately. For example, pre2 has a
> rivafb update.
>
> In practice, from my point of view, he is maintaining the driver.

That's great!

I'm glad he's returned.

Jeff



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