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SubjectRe: [PATCH Y.A. RESEND] MAINTAINERS: fix alpha. ordering
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On Thu, 2017-07-27 at 19:43 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> >
> > Maybe add a reordering of the patterns so that each pattern list
> > is in a specific order too
>
> I don't think this is wrong per se, but I'm not sure I want to get
> into the merge hell any more than we are already.
>
> Maybe when/if that file is actually split up?

Fine by me.

The get_maintainer patch is a prereq to any split-up.

There are a bunch of little niggly patches that
should go in that remove/update bad F: patterns too
one day.

Given the differences between -next and your tree,
I think only Andrew and quilt would do a decent
job of getting individual patches merged.

Unless you want to take them.

I think it's better to centralize the MAINTAINERS
location in <tree>/MAINTAINERS/<files> than spread
them all over the tree given how many subsystems and
maintainerships are also spread around the tree.

But the get_maintainers patch I sent allows both
styles.




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