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Date:	Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:46:52 +0100
From:	Borislav Petkov <>
To:	One Thousand Gnomes <>
Cc:	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	LKML <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: Maintainer abuse

On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 01:52:31PM +0000, One Thousand Gnomes wrote:


> It could then be integrated into git (if only so we can have a "git lost"
> command to block annoying sources)

All sounds nice and good but I'd be fine with people adhering to the
one-week feedback gather rule and not sending patchsets during the merge
window, for starters. I think those two will get us pretty far.

> 2. Is X86 moving at a rate which needs some additional maintainers to
> "maintain" the pending queue during merge windows and the like, and get
> stuff into order for the maintainers proper ?

Yep, no patches during the merge window should be a good start.

The rest of the time x86 actually scales pretty fine IMO.


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