Re: [PATCH] gpio: bcm281xx: Update MODULE_AUTHOR

From: Markus Mayer
Date: Wed Feb 05 2014 - 13:56:51 EST

On 5 February 2014 02:03, Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 10:43 PM, Markus Mayer <markus.mayer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Add Broadcom's upstreaming mailing list address to MODULE_AUTHOR.
>> Signed-off-by: Markus Mayer <markus.mayer@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Hm OK not that this is used very much, and nothing to argue about
> so patch applied.

Thanks. I am hopefully done the trivial changes to this driver now.

> However we do not really recognize corporate bodies as maintainers,
> only physical people whose GPG keys we can sign ... but I
> guess you wanted to convey that the driver is the work of several
> individuals inside BRCM and thus authors, while you take care
> of the maintenance.

That's exactly right.

> A patch to MAINTAINERS adding this to Christians entry for
> the SoCs or as a standalone entry with Markus as maintainer
> would be more important and usefule than this though, so I'm
> throwing out that challenge!

I'll talk to Christian about this and see what we can come up with.


Markus Mayer
Broadcom Landing Team
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