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Re: [Xen-devel] Nominations for Xen 4.5 stable tree maintainer.

On 07/01/15 11:59, Lars Kurth wrote:
> On 07/01/2015 11:26, "Ian Campbell" <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Tue, 2015-01-06 at 11:15 -0500, Konrad Rzeszutek Wilk wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Per http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_Project_Maintenance_Releases:
>>> "Each stable branch has a maintainer who is nominated/volunteers
>>> according to the Maintainer Election
>>>  process described in the project governance document
>>> [http://www.xenproject.org/governance.html].
>>>  This will resulting in the MAINTAINERS file in the relevant branch
>>> being patched to include the maintainer."
>>> For the past year or so Jan Beulich has been the stable tree maintainer.
>>> Since Xen 4.5 has branched that opens up a new stable tree and we can
>>> also
>>> stop maintaining Xen 4.3 stable tree.
>>> The nominations are open - please volunteer yourself. In case nobody
>>> volunteers I can also take the role.
>>> I ask folks to finish voting/nominating by Jan 14th so that when Xen
>>> 4.5 comes
>>> out we have an viable stable tree maintainer.
>> I'm not sure how voting is supposed to proceed with multiple nominations
>> (and with the deadline for nominations apparently being the same as for
>> voting), 
> Actually, it is questionable whether there are multiple nominations.
> Andrew said "If Jan wants a break, I would be happy to volunteer."

Quite - I am happy for Jan to continue in this role.  I would also agree
that having the same person doing all stable trees would be far more
efficient than any split alternative.


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