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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>
Cc: Tim.Bird@sony.com, khilman@baylibre.com, geert@linux-m68k.org,
	laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com, dwmw2@infradead.org,
	tbird20d@gmail.com, u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, paul.gortmaker@windriver.com,
	linux-embedded@vger.kernel.org, herbert@gondor.apana.org.au,
	linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org, kernel@pengutronix.de,
	mporter@konsulko.com, tglx@linutronix.de,
	thomas.petazzoni@bootlin.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Remove Matt Mackall as his identity is obsolete
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2021 11:57:52 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YXUuIIiL6EX8pWhQ@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f7c3aabd-8916-a0d2-7859-7088fab3114e@landley.net>

On Sun, Oct 24, 2021 at 02:24:48AM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> > The linux-embedded mailing list was created about the same time.
> > The thinking was that there are issues that transcend any particular
> > sub-system, directory, or file, such as boot time or system size or
> > real-time. Changes to keep these system-wide metrics in check might
> > need the assistance of a respected upstream maintainer, who could
> > guide developers working in these areas, or who could help keep
> > other kernel maintainers apprised of requirements in these areas
> > for embedded products.
> 
> Greg KH wouldn't listen to me when I was Documention maintainer. He wouldn't
> listen when I was busybox maintainer. Maintainer-without-portfolio ain't gonna
> get him to start.
> 
> Keep in mind Greg and Kay Sievers were joined at the hip until Linus threw Kay
> out of Linux dev and he bogged off to systemd. If you point out things like
> "sysfs should to present a stable API to userspace" or "it's a bad idea to
> depend on magic packages like udev or systemd as things every Linux system must
> not only use verbatim from a single upstream supplier but must replace every
> time they upgrade the kernel", Greg is reliably against them.

I love you Rob, but I have no idea how the creation of mdev has anything
to do with the topic at hand.

Best of luck!

greg k-h

      reply	other threads:[~2021-10-24  9:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-20  8:06 Uwe Kleine-König
2021-09-20 13:01 ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-09-23 18:51   ` Uwe Kleine-König
     [not found] ` <CA+bK7J741D=DgZMNeEC5xg9kDDSaJu19QsRunVvXkBGx1mKGnQ@mail.gmail.com>
2021-10-19  6:55   ` Laurent Pinchart
2021-10-19  9:33     ` David Woodhouse
2021-10-19  9:47       ` Laurent Pinchart
2021-10-19  9:56         ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-10-19 22:24           ` Kevin Hilman
2021-10-19 22:54             ` Tim.Bird
2021-10-24  7:24               ` Rob Landley
2021-10-24  9:57                 ` Greg KH [this message]

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