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Date:	Mon, 04 Jul 2016 19:38:47 +0200
From:	Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:	Jorge Alberto Garcia <jorge.garcia.gonzalez@...il.com>
Cc:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>
Subject: Re: ethtool needs a new maintainer

On Thu, 2016-06-30 at 14:37 -0500, Jorge Alberto Garcia wrote:
> El 30/06/2016 02:32 p.m., "Ben Hutchings" <ben@...adent.org.uk> escribió:
> > 
> > On Thu, 2016-06-30 at 14:27 -0500, Jorge Alberto Garcia wrote:
> > > On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 1:15 PM, John W. Linville
> > > <linville@...driver.com> wrote:
> > > > On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:51:47AM -0400, John W. Linville wrote:
> > > > > On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 06:11:41PM +0200, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > > > > I've become steadily less enthusiastic and less responsive as a
> > > > > > maintainer over the past year or so.  I no longer work on
> networking
> > > > > > regularly, so it takes a lot more time to get into the right
> state of
> > > > > > mind to think about ethtool code, while I have other demands on
> my time
> > > > > > that tend to take priority.
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > So, I would like to find a new maintainer to take over as soon as
> > > > > > possible.  Ideally the new maintainer would have previous
> contributions
> > > > > > to ethtool and an existing account on kernel.org so that they can
> push
> > > > > > to the git repository and the home page.  But neither of those is
> > > > > > essential.  Please reply if you're interested.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I would like to take this responsibility. My previous contributions
> > > > > to ethtool are meager, but I think my skills and interests are
> suited
> > > > > to the task.  Plus, I already have a kernel.org account... :-)
> > > > 
> > > > Are there any other takers?  Or is this a done deal?
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > hi guys !, any link to a bugzilla  / patchwork  ?
> > 
> > There's nothing as organised as that, though it might be possible to
> > add categories for ethtool on <https://bugzilla.kernel.org> and
> > <https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/netdev/>.
> > 
> > Ben.
> > 
> I would like to help but it will be a first for me.
> Maybe in shadow mode ?

I'm sure John will appreciate additional reviewers for ethtool
submissions.  If he decides to use Bugzilla then you should also be
able to subscribe to the ethtool component there.

Ben.

-- 

Ben Hutchings
Lowery's Law:
             If it jams, force it. If it breaks, it needed replacing
anyway.

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