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    SubjectRe: Request for comment -- a better attribution system
    >> 	Find . -name "*Some-Name*" -type f -print | xargs grep 'Some-Info'
    >> Hate answering with just one line of credible info , But .
    >
    >The above would grep every file. It takes 1 minute and 9.5 seconds.
    >So the distributed maintainer information does not scale well at all.

    No it doesn't. It allows you to search for files of a specific naming
    pattern and greps those. So if you needed to know the maintainers of all
    the config.in files, you say:

    find . -name "*onfig.in" -type f -print | xargs grep 'P: '

    If you need to know the maintainer(s) of a specific file or directory of
    files, simply direct your search there. The only problem occurs when you
    really don't know where to look - so then you search the entire kernel for
    the configuration option, and look wherever you find that.

    I really don't see the problem.

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