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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/2many] - FInd the maintainer(s) for a patch - scripts/get_maintainer.pl
On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 06:19:26PM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>
> On Mon, 2007-08-13 at 16:37 -0400, Trond Myklebust wrote:

> > If the problem is to do with people failing to update the MAINTAINERS
> > file, why would moving the same data into 20 or 30 source files motivate
> > them to keep it up to date? As far as I can see, that would just serve
> > to multiply the amount of stale data...
>
> if each .c file has a MODULE_MAINTAINER() tag...
>
> people tend to update .c files a lot better than way off-the-side other
> files.

I think this approach makes a lot more sense than adding a bunch of
data to MAINTAINERS all for a tool that I'll wager few people would
ever use.

John
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John W. Linville
linville@tuxdriver.com
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