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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 06/24] Update MAINTAINERS and CREDITS files with amdkfd info
On Sat, Nov 08, 2014 at 12:49:29PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2014-11-08 at 11:01 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 08, 2014 at 08:37:27PM +0200, Oded Gabbay wrote:
> > > CREDITS | 7 +++++++
> > > MAINTAINERS | 10 ++++++++++
> > > 2 files changed, 17 insertions(+)
> >
> > Given the wide variety of folks who patch CREDITS and MAINTAINERS, might
> > I suggest adding CREDITS and MAINTAINERS themselves to the MAINTAINERS
> > file (perhaps in the same entry as get_maintainer.pl), so that
> > get_maintainer.pl does not fall back to git history for them?
>
> Thanks but:
>
> There is no MAINTAINERS/CREDITS maintainer.
>
> I'm not volunteering.

Oh, I thought from all your work on file patterns and other such
improvements that you were the de-facto MAINTAINERS maintainer.

> Maybe you?

No thank you.

> But maybe something like this would help:
>
> It has to have both an M: and an S: entry
> with maintained or supported to stop get_maintainers
> from doing a git history lookup.
>
> ---
>
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index 0662378..584fd69 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -5881,6 +5881,12 @@ F: drivers/mailbox/
> F: include/linux/mailbox_client.h
> F: include/linux/mailbox_controller.h
>
> +MAINTAINERS/CREDITS
> +M: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> +S: Maintained
> +F: MAINTAINERS
> +F: CREDITS

Sending something only to LKML seems likely to go un-noticed. I think
we need a better solution than this.

- Josh Triplett


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