Re: [PATCH] get_maintainer: Don't fallback to git by default
From: Lee Jones
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 14:09:31 EST
On Tue, 27 Oct 2015, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Tue, 2015-10-27 at 08:21 +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > On Mon, 26 Oct 2015, joe@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > > On 2015-10-26 19:47, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> > > >What if we have a git_fallback "auto" mode which only falls back to
> > > >using git if there is no entry in the MAINTAINERS file? That might
> > > >address the concern which Laura raised, without blocking this
> > > >change until the MAINTAINERS file is fully populated.
> > >
> > > That's what happens already right now.
> > I think it can be done better.
> > FYI, this patch came about because I keep complaining about submitters
> > sending me patches I really shouldn't have to care about.
> Then you should add your name to the .get_maintainer.ignore file.
> If you do, you'll only get listed by get_maintainer for files where
> you have a specific entry in MAINTAINERS.
Oooo... I didn't even know that existed. It's an idea, but I'd rather
have these kinds of issues sorted out for everyone, rather than being
a special case and putting myself in the grumpy-old-b***** file. I'm
certainly not the only one suffering with this problem.
> > Here is the most recent offending command output:
> > $ ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl -f drivers/i2c/busses/Kconfig
> > Wolfram Sang <wsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> (maintainer:I2C SUBSYSTEM,commit_signer:26/26=100%,authored:3/26=12%,removed_lines:3/11=27%)
> > Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx> (commit_signer:3/26=12%)
> > Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (commit_signer:3/26=12%,authored:3/26=12%,removed_lines:2/11=18%)
> > David Box <david.e.box@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (commit_signer:3/26=12%,added_lines:11/146=8%)
> > Jean Delvare <jdelvare@xxxxxxx> (commit_signer:2/26=8%)
> > Javier Martinez Canillas <javier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (authored:2/26=8%,removed_lines:2/11=18%)
> > Neelesh Gupta <neelegup@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (added_lines:11/146=8%)
> > James Hogan <james.hogan@xxxxxxxxxx> (added_lines:10/146=7%)
> > Ray Jui <rjui@xxxxxxxxxxxx> (added_lines:10/146=7%)
> > Joachim Eastwood <manabian@xxxxxxxxx> (added_lines:10/146=7%)
> > Andrew Bresticker <abrestic@xxxxxxxxxxxx> (removed_lines:2/11=18%)
> > Zhangfei Gao <zhangfei.gao@xxxxxxxxxx> (removed_lines:1/11=9%)
> > linux-i2c@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (open list:I2C SUBSYSTEM)
> > linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (open list)
> > Anyone south of Wolfram and north of the I2C ML is unlikely to care.
> > Please find a way to make this better. For the sake of our sanity.
> Your sanity must be pretty darn fragile.
Ticking time-bomb, me. ;)
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