[PATCH v8 0/8] Consolidate cpuidle functionality

Nicolas Pitre nicolas.pitre at linaro.org
Wed Mar 21 02:23:53 UTC 2012

On Wed, 21 Mar 2012, Amit Kucheria wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:48 AM, Kevin Hilman <khilman at ti.com> wrote:
> > Maybe it's time that drivers/cpuidle gets a maintainer.  With lots of
> > discussions of scheduler changes that affect load estimation, I suspect
> > we're all going to have a bit of CPUidle work to do in the
> > not-so-distant future.
> >
> I don't mean to be piling on to Len here, but Daniel Lezcano too has a
> bunch of clean ups that didn't get any maintainer review for over two
> months. He has now refreshed them for 3.3 and is getting ready to send
> them out again. We (Linaro) expect to be spending a lot of time on
> cpuidle in the future and would be glad to help review, test and
> collect patches into a tree for Linus/Andrew to pull while we wait for
> Len to respond or another maintainer to emerge.

As I advised recently, it is usually a good idea for the person/group 
who is working the most on a subsystem to simply take the lead and 
become the new maintainer.  Waiting for another maintainer to emerge 
could be compared to cowardice.


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