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SubjectRe: [bug] incomplete output
On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:51:18 -0700 (PDT) David Rientjes <> wrote:

> I haven't looked closely at scripts/, but I recently
> wrote a patch touching mm/vmpressure.c and it doesn't list the file's
> author, Anton Vorontsov <>.
> Even when I do scripts/ -f mm/vmpressure.c, his entry is
> missing and git blame attributs >90% of the lines to his authorship.
> $ ./scripts/ -f mm/vmpressure.c
> Tejun Heo <> (commit_signer:6/7=86%)
> Michal Hocko <> (commit_signer:5/7=71%)
> Andrew Morton <> (commit_signer:4/7=57%)
> Li Zefan <> (commit_signer:3/7=43%)
> "Kirill A. Shutemov" <> (commit_signer:1/7=14%)
> (open list)

get_maintainer should, by default, answer the question "who should I
email about this file". It clearly isn't doing this, and that's a
pretty big fail.

I've learned not to trust it, so when I use it I always have to check
its homework with "git log | grep Author" :(

Joe, pretty please?

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