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From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH Y.A. RESEND] MAINTAINERS: fix alpha. ordering
Date: Sat, 29 Jul 2017 10:46:43 -0700
Message-ID: <1501350403.5368.65.camel@perches.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+55aFzgHOnQ-Unfw=RSQ7myz0_twSNv9K+ebYFZcfjiVHkBtw@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, 2017-07-28 at 15:30 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 8:12 PM, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > 
> > 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.
> 
> Possibly. I just did realize that we have one de-centralized
> maintainers file out there already, and have had for 3+ years:
> drivers/staging/unisys/MAINTAINERS.

That file should be deleted as it's duplicated
in the standard MAINTAINERS file

> One thing I like about the decentralized model is that it looks like
> we could automate the initial split fairly well based on F: patterns.
> Something like:
> 
>  - if we have a single F-pattern line, without directory wildcards,
> put the entry in the MAINTAINERS directory for that F-pattern

That would create more than 750 files.

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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-07-21 20:32 Randy Dunlap
2017-07-22  2:01 ` Linus Torvalds
2017-07-23 19:49 ` Linus Torvalds
2017-07-23 20:00   ` Linus Torvalds
2017-07-23 20:10     ` Joe Perches
2017-07-23 23:14     ` Linus Torvalds
2017-07-24  1:38       ` Joe Perches
2017-07-28  0:30       ` Joe Perches
2017-07-28  2:43         ` Linus Torvalds
2017-07-28  3:12           ` Joe Perches
2017-07-28 22:30             ` Linus Torvalds
2017-07-29  1:08               ` Joe Perches
2017-07-29 17:46               ` Joe Perches [this message]
2017-07-23 20:05   ` Joe Perches

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