[lm-sensors] Hardware monitoring subsystem maintainer position is open

David Hubbard david.c.hubbard at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 17:46:36 CEST 2007


Hi Hans,

On 4/10/07, Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl> wrote:
> Jean Delvare wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I am resigning from my role as hardware monitoring subsystem
> > (drivers/hwmon) maintainer. This is too much work for me, I do not have
> > the necessary bandwidth to review all the incoming patches, in
> > particular new drivers, in a timely manner. Patch authors have been
> > complaining about this repeatedly. This is no fun for them, and even
> > less for me, so I'd rather let someone else with more spare time take
> > care of it. If there are volunteers, this is the right time to speak up.
>
> But alas, I'm afraid I cannot change your mind, so that brings us to the
> question who will pickup the task. I've considered volunteering myself, but I'm
> to inexperienced when it comes to kernel stuff and lm-sensors for me is kinda a
> side project. I sink most of my spare time into Fedora where I maintain circa
> 120 packages, which really means I have little time left for lm-sensors (to be
> clear the average package maintainer maintains between 30 - 50 packages).

I haven't seen anything from Rudolf Marek, but he is definitely
qualified if he wants to step up. I'm personally hoping Jean changes
his mind.

David




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