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SubjectRe: Shaohua Li
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On 01/03/2019 10:38 AM, Guoqing Jiang wrote:
>
>
> On 1/3/19 1:13 AM, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've got some very sad news to share with you - over Christmas, Shaohua
>> Li passed away after battling cancer for most of last year.
>
> It is really a sad news and a big lost for the community consider
> Shaohua's
> great contribution!

It's very sad to hear about this. I'm still reading his patches and docs.
>
>> As you know, Shaohua acted as the maintainer for md. He remained
>> dedicated to that through the difficult times. With his passing, we
>> obviously have a void that needs to be filled.
>
> It is better if there is a small team to maintain md in future since
> nobody
> have broad/deep knowledge as Neil or Shaohua, also people in the team
> can cover/backup each other, see [1].
>
>> For now, I'll act as interim maintainer for md until we can find a good
>> permanent solution. I'll queue up reviewed patches in a separate branch,
>> in the block tree, and help review fixes. I'm subscribed to linux-raid,
>> but please do CC me as well.
>
> Thanks, I think there are some patches in shli/md/for-next which supposed
> to be merge to 4.21, could you please help to merge them to your branch?
> And I suppose you will send a patch to CREDITS for Shaohua.

+1

Regards
Xiao

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