Re: [Ksummit-discuss] [PATCH v2 3/3] libnvdimm, MAINTAINERS: Maintainer Entry Profile

From: Rob Herring
Date: Fri Sep 13 2019 - 11:46:37 EST

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 4:00 PM Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 9/13/19 4:48 AM, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> >> So I'm expecting to take this kind of stuff into Documentation/. My own
> >> personal hope is that it can maybe serve to shame some of these "local
> >> quirks" out of existence. The evidence from this brief discussion suggests
> >> that this might indeed happen.
> >
> > I don't think it's shaming, I think it's validating. Everyone just
> > insists that since it's written in the Book of Rules then it's our fault
> > for not reading it. It's like those EULA things where there is more
> > text than anyone can physically read in a life time.
> Yes, agreed.
> > And the documentation doesn't help. For example, I knew people's rules
> > about capitalizing the subject but I'd just forget. I say that if you
> > can't be bothered to add it to checkpatch then it means you don't really
> > care that strongly.
> If a subsystem requires a certain spelling/capitalization in patch email
> subjects, it should be added to MAINTAINERS IMO. E.g.,
> E: NuBus


Better make this a regex to deal with (net|net-next).

We could probably script populating MAINTAINERS with this using how it
is done manually: git log --oneline <dir>