[U-Boot-Users] Changes to U-Boot Development Process

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Fri Jan 26 09:49:34 CET 2007

On 1/17/07, Wolfgang Denk <wd at denx.de> wrote:
> We would like to follow the Linux precedent by assembling a  list  of
> people  willing  to  invest  time  and  effort into this; the already
> existing MAINTAINERS file will serve  a  new  function  to  list  the
> individual  custodians with their corresponding area of responsibilty
> and contact information.
> Each custodian will have to administrate  his  or  her  git  tree  to
> streamline transparent development and integration (pulling) into the
> "official"  U-Boot repository. If the need should arise (for example,
> if a custodian doesn't have convenient means  to  host  it  himself),
> DENX will of course be glad to host such trees.

With this new process, can I request that *ALL* patches still go
across the list before being pushed to mainline by the custodian?  I
include here patches written by the custodian him/herself.

I worry that we'll end up with an uncontrolled free for all if
custodians start pushing patches that haven't been posted here first.


Grant Likely, B.Sc. P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.
grant.likely at secretlab.ca
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