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IXP4XX Maintainership

The code for IXP4XX CPUs has been inadvertently unmaintained for awhile. Russell King had been asking for a maintainer, and Imre Kaloz had volunteered, but as it happened, he'd been inundated by "real life" issues and hadn't been able to do anything about it. Finally when Miguel Ángel Álvarez asked point blank who the maintainer was, Imre piped up and said he hadn't been able to do it as actively as he had planned. Russell said this was a terrifying development and that the code would be completely stymied until a real maintainer could be found. But Imre said that life had eased up and he'd be able to review the pending patches again. So, crisis averted.

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