Re: [PATCH 16/18] MAINTAINERS - Remove from all but "THE REST"

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 01:40:04 EST

On Wed, 2009-05-27 at 10:33 +0900, Paul Mundt wrote:
> On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 10:51:24PM -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> > Do subsystem maintainers think so? Unless they do (and tell others
> > so), I don't think it will actually happen. Until that point, I don't
> > think the L:linux-kernel lines should be removed.
> >
> Ultimately it should come to common sense. If you are only touching
> subsystem or architecture-specific code and it's unlikely anyone on l-k
> is going to care, or have much to add to it, then there really isn't a
> lot of point in mindlessly Cc-ing the list on every change.

And if you already know who or to what list you
want to submit a patch to, the MAINTAINERS entry
doesn't much matter.

> Conversely, if you need to read SubmittingPatches to figure out how to
> submit a patch, yes, you are probably better off CCing l-k just to be on
> the safe side. As a blanket policy though it makes no sense.

Yup. Agree.

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