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SubjectRe: [PATCH] VMW_PVSCSI: Change to update maintainer details (name, email)
Hi Joe,

On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:33 PM, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-06-17 at 12:18 +1000, Julian Calaby wrote:
>> ./scripts/get_maintainers.pl -f drivers/scsi/vmw_pvscsi.c
>
> just fyi: the script name is not plural

Thanks, must have typo'd it between running it and typing it into the email.

> $ ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl -f drivers/scsi/vmw_pvscsi.c
> Arvind Kumar <arvindkumar@vmware.com> (maintainer:VMware PVSCSI driver)
> VMware PV-Drivers <pv-drivers@vmware.com> (maintainer:VMware PVSCSI driver)
> "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (maintainer:SCSI SUBSYSTEM)
> "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com> (maintainer:SCSI SUBSYSTEM)
> linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org (open list:VMware PVSCSI driver)
> linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org (open list)
>
> and another fyi:
>
> get_maintainer.pl also has a rarely used "--file-emails" option to
> scan for what appears to be email addresses in specific files.
>
> $ ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl -f --file-emails drivers/scsi/vmw_pvscsi.c
> Arvind Kumar <arvindkumar@vmware.com> (maintainer:VMware PVSCSI driver,in file)
> VMware PV-Drivers <pv-drivers@vmware.com> (maintainer:VMware PVSCSI driver)
> "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (maintainer:SCSI SUBSYSTEM)
> "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@oracle.com> (maintainer:SCSI SUBSYSTEM)
> linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org (open list:VMware PVSCSI driver)
> linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org (open list)
>
> note the "in file" after Arvind's name

Didn't know this, however my point stands: the maintainer line in the
file is redundant if we find maintainers through MAINTAINERS or the
get_maintainer.pl script.

Thanks,

--
Julian Calaby

Email: julian.calaby@gmail.com
Profile: http://www.google.com/profiles/julian.calaby/

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