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Daniel Jacobowitz and Mark Kettenis stepping down as Global Maintainers


This is to announce that Daniel and Mark have decided to step down
from their role as Global Maintainers. So, I will apply the attached
patch right after sending this email.

On behalf of the entire GDB community, I would like to thank both
Daniel and Mark for their outstanding contributions to the GDB Project.

It is hard to date when Daniel actually started contributing to
the GDB project, but looking at the email archives, I found his
first contributions sometime in 2001. Daniel quickly became a
trusted contributor, resulting in his first being nominated 
the maintainer of a number areas of the GDB code base, until
he was then invited to join the group of Global Maintainers
in Nov 2002.  The project was very fortunate to have Daniel be part 
of it, particularly during a long period where he was taking care of
reviewing a very large portion of the patches submitted for inclusion.
Thank you, Daniel!

I found Mark's involvment to be even earlier than Daniel's,
finding a contribution in Apr 1998 [1]! Mark's high-quality 
contributions quickly led to a number of nominations until 
we was nominated Global Maintainer in sep 2000. Over the years,
Mark made a significant contribution to the project in various
ways. Not only was he an active contributor and maintainer of
many targets systems and architectures, he also helped the project
tremendously through his careful reviews. Thank you, Mark!



        * MAINTAINERS: Move Daniel Jacobowitz and Mark Kettenis to
        the past maintainers section.

>From 8eab8d2309959f448d5c7820fc2c76f869659851 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Joel Brobecker <>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2017 09:59:15 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] gdb/MAINTAINERS: Move Daniel J and Mark to the Past
 Maintainers section.


        * MAINTAINERS: Move Daniel Jacobowitz and Mark Kettenis to
        the past maintainers section.
 gdb/MAINTAINERS | 17 ++++-------------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/gdb/MAINTAINERS b/gdb/MAINTAINERS
index 2513b03..1a6bc30 100644
@@ -153,8 +153,6 @@ Joel Brobecker
 Kevin Buettner
 Andrew Cagney
 Doug Evans
-Daniel Jacobowitz
-Mark Kettenis  
 Simon Marchi
 Yao Qi
 Stan Shebs
@@ -254,7 +252,6 @@ the native maintainer when resolving ABI issues.
 	h8300		--target=h8300-elf ,-Werror
 	i386		--target=i386-elf ,-Werror
-			Mark Kettenis 
 	ia64		--target=ia64-linux-gnu ,-Werror
 			(--target=ia64-elf broken)
@@ -271,7 +268,6 @@ the native maintainer when resolving ABI issues.
 	m68k		--target=m68k-elf ,-Werror
 	m88k		--target=m88k-openbsd ,-Werror
-			Mark Kettenis
 	mcore		Deleted
@@ -358,25 +354,17 @@ their platform.
 Darwin			Tristan Gingold
 djgpp native		Eli Zaretskii
 GNU Hurd		Alfred M. Szmidt
-GNU/Linux/x86 native & host
-			Mark Kettenis
-GNU/Linux MIPS native & host
-			Daniel Jacobowitz
 GNU/Linux m68k		Andreas Schwab
-FreeBSD native & host	Mark Kettenis
 Core: Generic components used by all of GDB
-threads			Mark Kettenis
 linespec		Keith Seitz   
 language support
   Ada			Joel Brobecker
 			Paul Hilfinger
-  C++			Daniel Jacobowitz
   D			Iain Buclaw
   Objective C support   Adam Fedor
   Rust			Tom Tromey
@@ -724,7 +712,8 @@ Fernando Nasser (testsuite/, mi, cli, KOD)      fnasser at redhat dot com
 Mark Salter (testsuite/lib+config)		msalter at redhat dot com
 Jim Kingdon (web pages)				kingdon at panix dot com
 Jim Ingham (gdbtk, libgui)			jingham at apple dot com
-Mark Kettenis (hurd native)			kettenis at gnu dot org
+Mark Kettenis (global, i386-elf, m88k-openbsd,
+  GNU/Linux x86, FreeBSD, hurd native, threads) kettenis at gnu dot org
 Ian Roxborough (in-tree tcl, tk, itcl)		irox at redhat dot com
 Robert Lipe (SCO/Unixware)			rjl at sco dot com
 Peter Schauer (global, AIX, xcoffsolib,
@@ -736,6 +725,8 @@ Fred Fish (global)
 Jim Blandy (global)
 Michael Snyder (global)
 Christopher Faylor (MS Windows, host & native)
+Daniel Jacobowitz (global, GNU/Linux MIPS,
+  C++, GDBserver)				drow at false dot org
 Folks that have been caught up in a paper trail:

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