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Date:   Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:51:06 +0100
From:   Daniel Vetter <>
To:     Heiko Stuebner <>
Cc:, Sandy Huang <>,
        Daniel Vetter <>,
        Mark Yao <>,
        David Airlie <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: change maintainer for Rockchip drm drivers

On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 09:28:59AM +0100, Heiko Stuebner wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> [somehow my email address seems to have gotten lost, so
> only saw this by chance on the list itself now.
> I've also re-added Sandy to the recipients]
> Am Montag, 20. November 2017, 08:48:48 CET schrieb Daniel Vetter:
> > On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 06:15:31PM +0800, Mark Yao wrote:
> > > For personal reasons, Mark Yao will leave rockchip,
> > > can not continue maintain drm/rockchip, Sandy Huang
> > > will take over the drm/rockchip.
> > > 
> > > Cc: Sandy Huang <>
> > > Cc: Heiko Stuebner <>
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Mark Yao <>
> > 
> > Since rockchip is in drm-misc that means we need a new maintainer who also
> > has drm-misc commit rights. Sandy doesn't yet, so if Sandy is going to be
> > the new maintainer we need to fix that.
> > 
> > Also, Heiko, are you interested in becoming co-maintainer? With commit
> > rights and all.
> I always feel somewhat inadequate judging the fast-paced drm stuff, as in
> the past once I got my head wrapped around something, drm always
> somehow moved another mile already ;-) .
> But somewhere I read that drm-pace for big changes is supposed to slow a
> bit now that atomic modesetting is done in a lot of places, so we could give
> co-maintainership for the Rockchip-drm a try - with Sandy wearing the
> actual hat for big changes though ;-) .

Yeah I think on the modeset side it calmed down a lot. We're still
fine-tuning the helper libraries as we're figuring out better ways to
write drivers. But right now I think a lot of the action is all in details
not relevant for many drivers.

If Sandy's ok with that too pls request an fd.o account for drm-misc and
set up the tooling per our quickstart guide:

Thanks, Daniel
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation

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