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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] split up feature-removal-schedule.txt
On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 09:33:15AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 08:59 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > > I suggest the same for MAINTAINERS
> > Why, is it a merge problem for you?
>
> $ git-log --pretty=oneline --name-only | \
> grep -vP "[a-fA-F0-9]{40,40}\s" | sort | uniq -c | sort -rbn
> 541 MAINTAINERS
> 506 kernel/sched.c
> 374 drivers/scsi/libata-core.c
> 343 include/linux/sched.h
> 340 include/linux/libata.h
> 327 drivers/net/tg3.c
> 327 drivers/net/sky2.c
> 309 mm/page_alloc.c
> 304 drivers/ata/libata-core.c
> 296 Makefile
>
> MAINTAINERS is the most frequently patched file

But does it cause merge conflicts? The size of it lends itself to no
real conflicts that I have run into over time, but others might have had
problems, that's why I'm asking.

> It's not kept in alphabetic order

You can send patches to fix this :)

> It's not easy to find the appropriate maintainer for a specific file

git does a better job of this at times :)

> I'd like to add file patterns to MAINTAINERS entries

I thought we had gone over this before...

thanks,

greg k-h


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