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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] MAINTAINERS - add script and patterns
On Mon, 2009-03-30 at 13:53 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Will that be OK? Will the tool still work OK is MAITNAINERS is a bit
> wrong?

More or less. By default it will still use git
"-by:" signers. More pattern coverage is better.

> Is the tool capable of detecting misformatted MAINTAINERS entries? If
> so, that would help long-term maintenance a lot.

Not really.

The MAINTAINERS file format is weakly specified.

I have a separate script that looks for patterns
that have no file matches and sections that have
no patterns.

Any suggestions?

btw: I did not do any patterns for ARM or PowerPC.
Of course those could be added in the future.

> I never have seen [patch 2/8] because the linux-foundation mail server
> thinks it's spam.

Actually, if the mail server is to be believed, the
MAINTAINERS file already contains a SPAM URI and
could be rejected if you sent it to yourself as-is.

On Tue, 2009-03-17 at 15:22 -0800, Mail Delivery Subsystem wrote:
> ----- The following addresses...
> <>
> <>
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> ... while talking to
> >>> DATA
> <<< 451 4.3.2 Please try again later
> ... while talking to
> >>> DATA
> <<< 554 5.7.1 Email body contains Spam URI
> 554 <>,<>... Service unavailable

> So if all the above looks OK then please resend
> everything (yet again) to

Do you want me to wait for RC1 when most of the
MAINTAINERS changes should be done or do you want
it now?

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