How to find the right person for help.
This should mirror some of the official Linux kernel docs, and post links to the latest versions of said documents in
tovalds/linux on GitHub.com. The idea is to encourage individuals to make use of the
linux-kernel mailing list,
git log, and
scripts/get-maintainer, so that they are familiar with the commonly-used ways of identifying a key point of contact.
Find the "likely" maintainers for the FTDI USB serial converter
First, determine the source file for this particular driver.
Found it at
And the results:
Now we know who to ping for help with this particular driver, and which e-mail addresses should be CC'ed when submitting a patch against this driver.