Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: i2c: mark also subdirectories as maintained
From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Oct 29 2015 - 10:11:51 EST
On Thu, 2015-10-29 at 08:25 +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> Otherwise get_maintainer.pl will fall back to git history and CC
> more people than needed.
> Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <wsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@xxxxxxxxxx>
> MAINTAINERS | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index 2f23aab10398bb..c3f01dc36b26b4 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -5090,6 +5090,7 @@ S: Maintained
> F: Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/
> F: Documentation/i2c/
> F: drivers/i2c/
> +F: drivers/i2c/*/
> F: include/linux/i2c.h
> F: include/linux/i2c-*.h
> F: include/uapi/linux/i2c.h
Maybe something like this too:
diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
index a2d50fe..ff0ca88 100644
@@ -93,6 +93,14 @@ Descriptions of section entries:
F: drivers/net/* all files in drivers/net, but not below
F: */net/* all files in "any top level directory"/net
One pattern per line. Multiple F: lines acceptable.
+ The scripts/get_maintainer.pl tool has a quirk about subdirectories.
+ If the file pattern is for a directory, then any subdirectories of
+ the parent directory should also be specified. For instance:
+ F: drivers/i2c/
+ F: drivers/i2c/*/
+ Otherwise, the scripts/get_maintainer.pl tool by default will use
+ git history to add additional people that have "Signed-off-by:"
+ style signatures on commits to files in those subdirectories.
N: Files and directories with regex patterns.
N: [^a-z]tegra all files whose path contains the word tegra
One pattern per line. Multiple N: lines acceptable.
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