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SubjectRe: [Ksummit-2010-discuss] [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: add U: for URL of todo list, add RCU todo list
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On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 09:29 -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 11:25:33 -0500 James Bottomley wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 09:14 -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > > On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 08:51:44AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > > On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 08:45 -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > > > > Since T: and L: are already taken, add U: for URL of todo list.
> > > > > Also add the RCU todo list to both the RCU and RCUTORTURE projects.
> > > >
> > > > Hi Paul
> > > >
> > > > I think W: already works perfectly well for this use.
> > > >
> > > > >From MAINTAINERS:
> > > > W: Web-page with status/info
> > > >
> > > > > @@ -4801,6 +4802,7 @@ M: Josh Triplett <josh@freedesktop.org>
> > > > > M: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > > > > S: Supported
> > > > > T: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulmck/linux-2.6-rcu.git
> > > > > +U: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/paulmck/rcutodo.html
> > > >
> > > > W: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/paulmck/rcutodo.html
> > > >
> > > > > F: Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
> > > > > F: kernel/rcutorture.c
> > > > >
> > > > > @@ -4826,6 +4828,7 @@ M: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> > > > > W: http://www.rdrop.com/users/paulmck/rclock/
> > > > > S: Supported
> > > > > T: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulmck/linux-2.6-rcu.git
> > > > > +U: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/paulmck/rcutodo.html
> > > >
> > > > W: http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/paulmck/rcutodo.html
> > >
> > > OK, how about the following, then?
> >
> > Got to say I really think overloading W which means web page/status
> > information isn't a very good idea:
> >
> > jejb@mulgrave:~/git/linux-2.6> grep -w 'W:' MAINTAINERS |wc -l
> > 371
> >
> > We already have ~400 of them ... how's anyone looking for a todo list
> > going to find the right one in amongst all the others (assuming a newbie
> > with no subject predisposition simply trying to find any todo list).
>
>
> Did you have an alternate suggestion?

New tag was fine ... kernelnewbies wiki is also fine. My point is that
if we're going to put them somewhere, lets make it obvious, not a find
the list type of exercise.

> Do you prefer a Grand Unified Todo List?

I already gave my opinion on that ...

James


> I don't mind the kernelnewbies list/location, but we need to give it
> some TLC.
>
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