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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Add file patterns to MAINTAINERS
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On Tue, 2008-10-21 at 01:45 +0200, Dominik Brodowski wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 04:02:26PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > If you could send a more correct pattern,
> > it's easy to change.

Would you keep any PCMCIA pattern?

Perhaps:
F: Documentation/pcmcia/
F: include/pcmcia/
F: drivers/pcmcia/cs*
F: drivers/pcmcia/pcmcia*
F: drivers/pcmcia/rsrc*

This should cover the core utilities and leave
drivers that use pcmcia services out.

> Well, there are mostly four areas, which, in my opinion,
> should be solved like this:

> sound/pcmcia/ should be under SOUND
> drivers/net/pcmcia/ should be under NETWORK DEVICE DRIVERS
> drivers/scsi/pcmcia/ should be under SCSI SUBSYSTEM
> drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4000_cs.c OMNIKEY CARDMAN 4000 DRIVER
> drivers/char/pcmcia/cm4040_cs.c OMNIKEY CARDMAN 4040 DRIVER

File patterns for these sections are setup as you suggested.

> and finally
> drivers/char/pcmcia/ipwireess/* IPWIRELESS DRIVER

I didn't have a pattern for that section, thanks.

Also, file patterns are not exclusive.
A pattern may exist in more than 1 section.
A pattern with a trailing / includes all subdirectories.

cheers, Joe



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