Re: [PATCH RFC 2/2] rcu: Add Josh Triplett as designated reviewer

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Tue Jun 03 2014 - 13:22:11 EST

On 06/02/2014 06:51 PM, Josh Triplett wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 06:07:18PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> On 06/02/2014 05:02 PM, josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 01:38:56PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>>> On 06/02/2014 01:36 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, 2014-06-02 at 13:35 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, 2 Jun 2014 10:00:20 -0700 "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>>> --- a/MAINTAINERS
>>>>>>> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
>>>>>>> @@ -7321,6 +7321,7 @@ F: kernel/rcu/torture.c
>>>>>>> M: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> +R: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> L: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>>>> S: Supported
>>>>>>> T: git git://
>>>>>> I like the general principle - knowing who to poke regarding a kernel
>>>>>> change is useful.
>>>>>> I don't care much whether it's "M:" or "R:", although "R:" carries more
>>>>>> meaning and hence is probably better.
>>>>>> But why not "Cc:"? That's meaningful too and is more copy-n-paste friendly.
>>>> Josh, what are you assuming that Andrew and I did not?
>>> Not sure what you mean here. Responding to the text you quoted: I have
>>> no particular need to bikeshed the tag name, so if you prefer "Cc" and
>>> can convince to handle it, fine by me.
>> Sorry, what I meant is that Andrew and I both mentioned copy-paste and
>> you replied earlier (and I have already deleted it) that copy-paste shouldn't
>> be necessary for someone who is using
>> Do you redirect its output to your patch file and then edit it or does
>> work with git-send-email or something else? if something
>> else, what is it, please?
> Oh, I see; that was in text you hadn't quoted, so I didn't know what you
> were asking. :)
> git send-email can invoke 'scripts/ --no-rolestats'
> directly via --to-cmd or -cc-cmd; that works fine as long as you don't
> have a cover letter.
> Depending on the system I'm running on, and whether it's more convenient
> to invoke git-send-email or to edit patch mails and send them with 'mutt
> -H', I have a shell pipeline which invokes on an
> entire patch series, collects all the email addresses it returns, and
> inserts them all into each mail as CCs. (That way, when I send a
> cross-subsystem patch series, I don't get a pile of maintainers confused
> that they only received a couple of the numbered patches.) One example:
> { echo -n "To: " ; for x in *.patch ; do scripts/ --no-rolestats < $x | fgrep -v josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ; done | sort -u | sed 's/$/, /;$s/, $//' | tr -d '\n' ; echo ; } | sed -i '/^From:/r/dev/stdin'

I see. Thanks for the summary.

> Personally, I'd find it handy if one of the following happened:
> - git send-email (and ideally also git format-patch) grew an option to
> collect *all* the to-cmd and cc-cmd output from each patch and apply
> it to every patch (including the cover letter).
> - accepted multiple patchfile names and output the
> union of the results. Ideally, would also have a -i
> option to edit the patch files and insert the addresses in the mail
> headers.

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