Roland McGrath has sent out an announcement
that the glibc steering committee, which oversaw development of the GNU C
library, is dissolving. "With the recent reinvigoration of volunteer
efforts, the community of developers is now able to govern itself.
Therefore, the Steering Committee has decided unanimously to dissolve. The
direction and policies of the project will now be governed directly by the
consensus of the people active in glibc development.
" Joseph Myers,
one of the volunteers who has helped to pick things up again, has added
: "Everyone is welcome to join in
the development, working in accordance with community-agreed practices and
GNU policy, and commit access is routinely available for people making good
" He has also suggested
that, over time, the eglibc fork may
be merged back in to glibc. (Thanks to Michael Kerrisk).
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