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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/2many] - FInd the maintainer(s) for a patch - scripts/get_maintainer.pl
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Aug 2007, Joe Perches wrote:
>
>
>> On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 20:03 +0200, Rene Herman wrote:
>>
>>> "git info --maintainer drivers/ide/ide-cd.c" or some such would say "Alan
>>> Cox <alan@...>".
>>>
>> Perhaps maintainer(s), approver(s), listener(s)?
>>
>> I think something like this should be a git-goal.
>> What do the git-wranglers think?
>>
>
> The thing is, if you have git, you can basically already do this.
>
> Do a script like this:
>
> #!/bin/sh
> git log --since=6.months.ago -- "$@" |
> grep -i '^ [-a-z]*by:.*@' |
>
sed -r "s/^.*by: \"?([^\"]+)\"?/\1/" |
> sort | uniq -c |
> sort -r -n | head

> and it gives you a rather good picture of who is involved with a
> particular subdirectory or file.
>
>
Like the script! Especially since it reveled --since=6.month.ago and
uniq to me.
Just wondering, why order them in the acked, signed and tested? Other
then removing those, the added 'sed' also fix the <name> vs
"<name>"-"problem". + adding '-i' to uniq should help the result too, right?

Now a simple "diffstat -p1 -l <patch> | xargs <preferred script-name>"
makes the day. Too bad, as Joe pointed out, it does not include relevant ML.
cheers
Richard Knutsson

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