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Re: New libtool maintainer

From: Pavel Raiskup
Subject: Re: New libtool maintainer
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 11:39:57 +0200

Hello Alex!

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021 4:44:00 AM CEST Alex Ameen wrote:
> Howdy!
> This is Alex Ameen reporting in from Austin, Texas. I'm a long time GNU 
> and `autotools' user who specializes in ELF linking and loading. I'm 
> writing you today to introduce myself and announce that I was recently 
> approved as the new maintainer of `libtool'!
> I'm excited to bring some updates to the tool and want to thank everyone 
> for their patience while I work my through the pending patch/bug lists 
> and get familiar with some of the maintenance infrastructure.
> In the near future I look forward to extending `libtool' support for 
> modern ELF shared objects, and improved integration with the rest of 
> `autotools'. I'll share a more detailed roadmap after I've worked my 
> through the pending tasks in the mailing lists.
> I want to express my appreciation for all of the `autotools' and 
> `libtool' maintainers/contributors before me. I understand that 
> `libtool' is an important piece of infrastructure for a number of 
> important pieces of software, and I aim to treat modifications and 
> extensions appropriately with that responsibility in mind ( don't worry 
> I'm not going to break legacy behavior with reckless abandon haha ).
> Feel free to reach out if you have pending patches/issues you want to 
> "bump", ideas for improvements, general advice for a new GNU maintainer 
> - and above all if you'd like to lend a hand toward getting `libtool' up 
> and running again.
> Thank you for your time,

Thank you for the good news!

I'd happy to help, with my limited time, as much as I can.  Especially if we
could get a Libtool release out soon (that would be awesome).

I wish you happy on-boarding, and success in your maintenance path!

> -Alex Ameen

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