Re: [GIT PULL] binfmt_misc updates for 4.7+ merge window

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Jul 27 2016 - 23:59:14 EST

On Wed, 2016-07-27 at 20:33 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 8:31 PM, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I'd actually prefer to make "--git" the default, if you are inside a
> > git repository. Because obviously the *actual* default is too hard to
> > understand ;)

Well, you are in the minority there.

Most people seem not to want to be cc'd on stuff they may have
sent an odd patch on but don't actually maintain.

You could create a .get_maintainer.conf file and add --git
to it if you want that.

> I'd also like to make the "-f" optional.
> I constantly forget it, and curse it. It should be trivial to see "the
> argument is a file that is tracked in git, so it clearly isn't the
> name of a patch".

You could send a patch ;)

I'll look at it in any case.