MAINTAINERS: Add Paul Mackerras as maintainer for KVM/powerpc

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Thomas Huth Oct. 9, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Paul is handling almost all of the powerpc related KVM patches nowadays,
so he should be mentioned in the MAINTAINERS file accordingly.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com>
---
 MAINTAINERS | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

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Alexander Graf Oct. 9, 2017, 2:37 p.m. | #1
On 09.10.17 16:34, Thomas Huth wrote:
> Paul is handling almost all of the powerpc related KVM patches nowadays,
> so he should be mentioned in the MAINTAINERS file accordingly.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com>

Feel free to replace me too.

Reviewed-by: Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.de>


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Paolo Bonzini Oct. 9, 2017, 2:42 p.m. | #2
On 09/10/2017 16:34, Thomas Huth wrote:
> Paul is handling almost all of the powerpc related KVM patches nowadays,
> so he should be mentioned in the MAINTAINERS file accordingly.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com>
> ---
>  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> 
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index 2d3d750..177ffde 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -7571,6 +7571,7 @@ F:	arch/mips/include/asm/kvm*
>  F:	arch/mips/kvm/
>  
>  KERNEL VIRTUAL MACHINE FOR POWERPC (KVM/powerpc)
> +M:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@ozlabs.org>
>  M:	Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.com>
>  L:	kvm-ppc@vger.kernel.org
>  W:	http://www.linux-kvm.org/
> 

Queued, replacing Alex too.  What's the state of BookE?

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Alexander Graf Oct. 9, 2017, 2:43 p.m. | #3
On 09.10.17 16:42, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 09/10/2017 16:34, Thomas Huth wrote:
>> Paul is handling almost all of the powerpc related KVM patches nowadays,
>> so he should be mentioned in the MAINTAINERS file accordingly.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com>
>> ---
>>  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
>> index 2d3d750..177ffde 100644
>> --- a/MAINTAINERS
>> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
>> @@ -7571,6 +7571,7 @@ F:	arch/mips/include/asm/kvm*
>>  F:	arch/mips/kvm/
>>  
>>  KERNEL VIRTUAL MACHINE FOR POWERPC (KVM/powerpc)
>> +M:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@ozlabs.org>
>>  M:	Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.com>
>>  L:	kvm-ppc@vger.kernel.org
>>  W:	http://www.linux-kvm.org/
>>
> 
> Queued, replacing Alex too.  What's the state of BookE?

Orphaned? :)

It's a dead architecture anyways, I don't expect too much to flow in
there. I'm sure Paul handles the occasional patch that affects the code
just fine.


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Paolo Bonzini Oct. 9, 2017, 2:52 p.m. | #4
On 09/10/2017 16:43, Alexander Graf wrote:
>>>  KERNEL VIRTUAL MACHINE FOR POWERPC (KVM/powerpc)
>>> +M:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@ozlabs.org>
>>>  M:	Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.com>
>>>  L:	kvm-ppc@vger.kernel.org
>>>  W:	http://www.linux-kvm.org/
>>>
>> Queued, replacing Alex too.  What's the state of BookE?
>
> Orphaned? :)  It's a dead architecture anyways,

Yeah, that was my understanding but I wasn't 100% sure.

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Thomas Huth Oct. 9, 2017, 2:56 p.m. | #5
On 09.10.2017 16:43, Alexander Graf wrote:
> 
> 
> On 09.10.17 16:42, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>> On 09/10/2017 16:34, Thomas Huth wrote:
>>> Paul is handling almost all of the powerpc related KVM patches nowadays,
>>> so he should be mentioned in the MAINTAINERS file accordingly.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com>
>>> ---
>>>  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
>>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
>>> index 2d3d750..177ffde 100644
>>> --- a/MAINTAINERS
>>> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
>>> @@ -7571,6 +7571,7 @@ F:	arch/mips/include/asm/kvm*
>>>  F:	arch/mips/kvm/
>>>  
>>>  KERNEL VIRTUAL MACHINE FOR POWERPC (KVM/powerpc)
>>> +M:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@ozlabs.org>
>>>  M:	Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.com>
>>>  L:	kvm-ppc@vger.kernel.org
>>>  W:	http://www.linux-kvm.org/
>>>
>>
>> Queued, replacing Alex too.  What's the state of BookE?
> 
> Orphaned? :)
> 
> It's a dead architecture anyways
Do you know whether anybody is still using it? ... if not, maybe it's
time to remove the code from the kernel?

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Alexander Graf Oct. 9, 2017, 3:01 p.m. | #6
On 09.10.17 16:56, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 09.10.2017 16:43, Alexander Graf wrote:
>>
>>
>> On 09.10.17 16:42, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>>> On 09/10/2017 16:34, Thomas Huth wrote:
>>>> Paul is handling almost all of the powerpc related KVM patches nowadays,
>>>> so he should be mentioned in the MAINTAINERS file accordingly.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <thuth@redhat.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>  MAINTAINERS | 1 +
>>>>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
>>>> index 2d3d750..177ffde 100644
>>>> --- a/MAINTAINERS
>>>> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
>>>> @@ -7571,6 +7571,7 @@ F:	arch/mips/include/asm/kvm*
>>>>  F:	arch/mips/kvm/
>>>>  
>>>>  KERNEL VIRTUAL MACHINE FOR POWERPC (KVM/powerpc)
>>>> +M:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@ozlabs.org>
>>>>  M:	Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.com>
>>>>  L:	kvm-ppc@vger.kernel.org
>>>>  W:	http://www.linux-kvm.org/
>>>>
>>>
>>> Queued, replacing Alex too.  What's the state of BookE?
>>
>> Orphaned? :)
>>
>> It's a dead architecture anyways
> Do you know whether anybody is still using it? ... if not, maybe it's
> time to remove the code from the kernel?

The systems are still actively sold, so it's way too early to remove it.


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Patch

diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
index 2d3d750..177ffde 100644
--- a/MAINTAINERS
+++ b/MAINTAINERS
@@ -7571,6 +7571,7 @@  F:	arch/mips/include/asm/kvm*
 F:	arch/mips/kvm/
 
 KERNEL VIRTUAL MACHINE FOR POWERPC (KVM/powerpc)
+M:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@ozlabs.org>
 M:	Alexander Graf <agraf@suse.com>
 L:	kvm-ppc@vger.kernel.org
 W:	http://www.linux-kvm.org/