[PATCH v3 0/5] bcm53xx: Support D-Link DIR-890L

Enrico Mioso mrkiko.rs at gmail.com
Sat Aug 12 13:14:50 PDT 2023

Hi all!!

On Tue, 8 Aug 2023, Linus Walleij wrote:

> Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2023 09:38:09
> From: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>
> To: Felix Baumann <felix.baumann at freifunk-aachen.de>
> Cc: openwrt-devel at lists.openwrt.org, Rafal Milecki <rafal at milecki.pl>,
>     Alvaro Fernandez Rojas <noltari at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 0/5] bcm53xx: Support D-Link DIR-890L
> On Tue, Aug 1, 2023 at 10:20 AM Felix Baumann
> <felix.baumann at freifunk-aachen.de> wrote:
>> The overall problem is that not all patches are being looked at immediately and
>> then they are being forgotten about. Not enough reviewers, yes. :/
>> I added some people to CC, that might be able to take a look at this. (mostly because
>> I know that they are working with broadcom devices)
> Hm, lack of reviewers is a universal problem, but also lack of reviewers
> who are also comitters. A lot of patches are simply applied without
> review by maintainers who know what they are doing, and that is what
> one has to do when the community isn't big enough.
> In the Linux DRM community we solved it by liberally handing out
> commit access. It works there.
> I'm pretty sure I can handle commit access but I have no idea how that
> is handled out in the OpenWrt community. Some level of trust I suppose.

this happens by a voting call. I was searching for a wik page documenting it, but so far I only fond this link which may serve as an example:

But I would be all for giving you commit access, given the relevance and the amount of your contributions.

> Yours,
> Linus Walleij
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