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Re: [maint] The GDB maintenance process
Has anyone taken the time to go through the list of outstanding patches
and categorize them by maintainership?
Already done, see the bug database. Mind you only very recently but I
think we're already seeing results.
I'm wondering if this is just a problem with a couple of maintainers
For instance, as a not-so-wild guess, I'd say that the symtab part of
gdb frequently falls behind. That may be because there are more
symtab-related patches being supplied or it could be that I'm just
There are more symtab patches but, thanks to one maintainer, they are
moving. Not sure about other categories, some do appear stalled :-(
If there are some maintainers who just aren't responsive enough, for
whatever reason, then the simple expedient of adding another maintainer
for that specific part of gdb might go a long way towards fixing the
There is responsive and then there is reliable :-/