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Date:   Thu, 24 Dec 2020 20:14:04 +0100
From:   Pavel Machek <>
To:     Torsten Duwe <>
Cc:     Marcelo Henrique Cerri <>,
        "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>,
        "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Stephan Müller <>,
        Willy Tarreau <>,
        Linux Crypto Mailing List <>,
        Nicolai Stange <>,
        LKML <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <>,
        "Alexander E. Patrakov" <>,
        "Ahmed S. Darwish" <>,
        Matthew Garrett <>,
        Vito Caputo <>,
        Andreas Dilger <>,
        Jan Kara <>, Ray Strode <>,
        William Jon McCann <>,
        zhangjs <>,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Florian Weimer <>,
        Lennart Poettering <>,
        Peter Matthias <>,
        Neil Horman <>,
        Randy Dunlap <>,
        Julia Lawall <>,
        Dan Carpenter <>,
        And y Lavr <>,
        Eric Biggers <>,
        Ard Biesheuvel <>,
        Petr Tesarik <>,
Subject: Re: drivers/char/random.c needs a (new) maintainer


> > Any updates on that?
> > 
> > I don't believe Torsten's concerns are simply about *applying* patches
> > but more about these long periods of radio silence. That kills
> Exactly. I could live with replies in the style of "old" Linus like:
> "Your code is crap, because it does X and Y". Then I knew how to
> proceed. But this extended silence slows things down a lot.

Well... you know. We now have code of conflict, so maintainers are not
supposed to tell submitters that their code is ****. So... you get
-- p

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