[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 2/3] doc/developer: Add a policy item about updating the MAINTAINERs file

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Sat Oct 12 00:00:44 CEST 2013

Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
 doc/developer.texi |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/doc/developer.texi b/doc/developer.texi
index 71f4978..077c67f 100644
--- a/doc/developer.texi
+++ b/doc/developer.texi
@@ -386,6 +386,12 @@ If it is a bug, the bug has to be fixed. If it is not, the code should
 be changed to not generate a warning unless that causes a slowdown
 or obfuscates the code.
+ at item
+Make sure that no parts of the codebase that you maintain are missing from the
+MAINTAINERS file. If something that you want to maintain is missing add it with
+your name after it.
+If at some point you no longer want to maintain some code then please help
+finding a new maintainer and also dont forget updating the MAINTAINERS file.
 @end enumerate
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