New -amd Maintainer (was Re: [Info-linux] Announcement)

Bryce Harrington bryce at
Fri Aug 31 11:13:26 PDT 2007

Congrats Martin-Eric!  It's great seeing a community member selected for
maintaining their driver, and look forward to increased community
contributions to it.


On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 09:45:21AM -0600, Jordan Crouse wrote:
> It is with great pleasure that I announce that Martin-?ric Racine has
> graciously accepted the role of community maintainer for the
> xf86-video-amd driver, effective immediately.  He will be responsible
> for accepting new code, managing releases, and helping to push the driver
> to the various Linux distributions.  
> I'm sure you will hear more about his plans soon, but in the mean time,
> I would like to take this opportunity to make an open call for code,
> enhancements and bug fixes from the community to be included in the 
> first community release.  Also, I would like to personally invite the
> representatives from the open distros (Fedora, SuSE, Ubuntu and Debian
> in particular) to let us know what features they need from the drivers,
> and what we can do to help get the driver into their specific distributions.
> So please join me in welcoming Martin-?ric, and help make him feel at home.
> (Hint, patches are a great house-warming gift.. :D).
> Jordan
> -- 
> Jordan Crouse
> Systems Software Development Engineer 
> Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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