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SubjectRe: [PATCH] get_maintainer.pl: append reason for cc to the name by default
On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 02:42:47AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> I don't like reading annotated email names myself.
>
> As the coverage of file patterns in MAINTAINERS is
> now pretty good, the --git results are less useful.
>
> I'd much rather turn off --git as a default, or change
> get_maintainers to add git signers only when there's no
> specifically listed maintainer for a particular file.

Whoever made --git the default was on crack and this needs to be
reverted ASAP. Just because people do global API changes it doesn't
mean they need to be cced on every second pathc to the kernel tree.

We already have a mailinglist for that purpose.



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