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Date:   Tue, 4 Apr 2023 16:26:16 -0700
From:   "Darrick J. Wong" <>
To:     Zorro Lang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] fstests/MAINTAINERS: add a co-maintainer for btrfs
 testing part

On Wed, Apr 05, 2023 at 01:14:11AM +0800, Zorro Lang wrote:
> Darrick J. Wong would like to nominate Anand Jain to help more on

In case anyone's wondering how this all came about -- Anand asked me how
he could do more upstream fstests review work, so I suggested that he
and I talk to Zorro about delegating some of the review and maintainer
work so that it's not all on Zorro to keep everything running.

> btrfs testing part (tests/btrfs and common/btrfs). He would like to
> be a co-maintainer of btrfs part, will help to review and test
> fstests btrfs related patches, and I might merge from him if there's
> big patchset. So CC him besides send to fstests@ list, when you have
> a btrfs fstests patch.
> Signed-off-by: Zorro Lang <>
> ---
> Please btrfs list help to review this change, if you agree (or no objection),
> then I'll push this change.

This is what Zorro, Anand, and I sketched out as far as co-maintainer
resposibilities go:

> A co-maintainer will do:
> 1) Review patches are related with him.
> 2) Merge and test patches in his local git repo, and give the patch an ACK.
> 3) Maintainer will trust the ack from co-maintainer more (might merge directly).
> 4) Maintainer might merge from co-maintainer when he has a big patchset wait for
>    merging.
> Thanks,
> Zorro
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> index 0ad12a38..9fc6c6b5 100644
> @@ -108,6 +108,7 @@ Maintainers List
>  	  or reviewer or co-maintainer can be in cc list.
> +M:	Anand Jain <>

I would like to hear agreement from the btrfs community about this
before making this particular change official.


>  R:	Filipe Manana <>
>  L:
>  S:	Supported
> -- 
> 2.39.2

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