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SubjectRe: sends bogus addresses to git send-email
On Tue, 2020-04-07 at 19:29 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> Am Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:18:41 -0700
> schrieb Joe Perches <>:
> > You need to add --norolestats on the get_maintainer command line
> Thanks, this can be used as a workaround for the time being.
> Not sure why anyone would actually care about such details in default mode...

Because the default is
"tell me more about the maintainers of a particular file".
which can include not just the default maintainers of
a particular file within a subsystem, but the also info
about the people that actually apply patches to files.

For instance, a patch made to a file often has a nominal
maintainer that doesn't actually apply the patches but
that maintainer may review or approve but not actually
be the upstream path for acceptance of the patch.

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