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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [1/2many] - FInd the maintainer(s) for a patch - scripts/
On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 11:40:09AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> A much *better* picture than some manually maintained thing, in fact,
> because it tells you who really does the work, and which way patches go...
> (Maybe you want to add a
> grep -v '\(Linus Torvalds\)\|\(Andrew Morton\)'
> to avoid seeing the normal chain too much, but hey, we probably want to
> know too. Anyway - the script can certainly be tweaked, the point is
> really just that the git tree _already_ contains the relevant
> information).

FWIW, I suspect that we are looking at that from the wrong POV. If
that's about "who ought to be Cc'd on the issues dealing with <list
of pathnames>", why does it have to be tied to "who is maintainer for

I'm not suggesting something like with something
like majordomo allowing to add yourself to those, but something less
extreme in that direction might be worth thinking about... Hell,
even simple
$ finger fs/minix/
with majordomo-like interface for adding yourself to such lists
might solve most of those problems...
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