Re: [PATCH] get_maintainer: Don't fallback to git by default

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 20:14:48 EST

On Wed, 2015-10-28 at 01:05 +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> > Some top level directories contain other subsystems.
> >
> > A maintainer of something like arch/arm doesn't generally
> > want to be the maintainer of arch/arm/mach-<foo>
> >
> > You _want_ a wider number of reviewers for patches to any
> > of those unmaintained subsystems.
> I agree.
> +F: drivers/i2c/*/
> makes sense then.

The listing does become a bit unwieldy when there are
multiple sublevel directories.

It'd probably be nicer syntax to have some ... type
marking, but the number of cases just isn't very high
and most likely not worth the effort to me.

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