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SubjectRe: [RFC] Moving unseen/inactive MAINTAINER M: names and email addresses to CREDITS
On 05/28/2015 12:59 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-05-27 at 14:06 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Wed, 27 May 2015 14:01:44 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>>> There are about 950 unique M: names in MAINTAINERS.
>>>
>>> About 200 of those names haven't signed or authored a
>>> single commit in 3+ years.
>>>
>>> Any desire to shorten the MAINTAINERS entries and orphan
>>> or delete those sections that that seem to have a single
>>> apparently inactive maintainer?
>>>
>>> Maybe 25 of those M: entries are actually email exploder
>>> type uses that should likely stay listed.
>>
>> Yes, I suppose we should clean this up. At present we're misleading
>> people about the likely outcome of their emails. And we're misleading
>> people (like me) who see the email and think "ok, someone's taking care
>> of that".
>
> This is the list of maintainer names/sections that seem
> not to have signed, authored or acked a commit in 3 years.
>
> After some editing and additional grepping, I got 133 entries.
>
> The grep patterns I used are imperfect.
>
> For instance, the MAINTAINERS file has "Hideaki Yoshifuji" but
> he doesn't ever sign anything that way. His signature is
> "Yoshifuji Hideaki".
>
> If anyone sees any obvious false-positives, please let me know.
>
> I'll send a private email to all these people and see if they
> want to be listed in the MAINTAINERS file and see what happens.
>
> Here is the list two ways, alphabetic by name and by section
>
> By Name:
>

> Riley Andrews <riandrews@android.com> ANDROID DRIVERS

I just saw patches from Riley this morning for the binder driver.
Riley took over as the binder maintainer when it moved out of
staging earlier this year.

Thanks,
Laura


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