Re: [patch] get_maintainer: handle file names beginning with ./
From: Joe Perches
Date: Fri Jan 08 2016 - 12:47:17 EST
On Fri, 2016-01-08 at 16:44 +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 08, 2016 at 03:37:56AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Fri, 2016-01-08 at 13:51 +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> > > The problem is that get_maintainer.pl doesn't work if you have a ./
> > > prefix on the filename. For example, if you type:
> > >
> > > ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl -f ./drivers/usb/usb-skeleton.c
> > Someone's been feeding find output to get_maintainer?
So strip the leading './' before using it.
Also, if you're looking for unmaintained files,
I think have a script for that too.
> > Then maybe you'd also have to consider fully qualified
> > file names, tilde expansion, $PWD, and probably a bunch
> > of other things too.
> I don't think you'd "have" to consider those as well, but I won't stand
> in your way if you want to...
Half measures aren't generally good enough.
Using a combination of CWnd abs_fast_path and $lk_path
is probably better. $lkpath is set to './' by default.