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* [Qemu-devel] [PATCH V2] MAINTAINERS: add all-match entry for qemu-devel@
@ 2016-02-09  3:04 Stephen Warren
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From: Stephen Warren @ 2016-02-09  3:04 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Peter Maydell
  Cc: Paolo Bonzini, John Snow, qemu-devel, Markus Armbruster, Stephen Warren

Add an entry to MAINTAINERS that matches every patch, and requests the
user send patches to qemu-devel@nongnu.org.

It's not 100% obvious to project newcomers that all patches should be sent
there; checkpatch doesn't say so, and since it mentions other lists to CC,
the wording "the list" from the SubmitAPatch wiki page can be taken
to mean only those lists, not the main list too.

The F: entries were taken from a similar entry in the Linux kernel.

Modify get_maintainer.pl so that the all-matching list entry doesn't
prevent the git fallback from ever triggering. The fallback now relies
on finding a real person in MAINTAINERS, not just a mailing list for
the relevant sub-community. This portion of the patch was suggested by

Cc: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@redhat.com>
Cc: Markus Armbruster <armbru@redhat.com>
Cc: John Snow <jsnow@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org>
v2: Patch get_maintainer.pl too.
 MAINTAINERS               | 5 +++++
 scripts/get_maintainer.pl | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

index b6ed87a26349..2d78eea5d62d 100644
@@ -52,6 +52,11 @@ General Project Administration
 M: Peter Maydell <peter.maydell@linaro.org>
+All patches CC here
+L: qemu-devel@nongnu.org
+F: *
+F: */
 Responsible Disclosure, Reporting Security Issues
 W: http://wiki.qemu.org/SecurityProcess
diff --git a/scripts/get_maintainer.pl b/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
index 7dacf32f435c..8261bcb1adc0 100755
--- a/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
+++ b/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
@@ -636,7 +636,7 @@ sub get_maintainers {
     if ($email) {
 	if (! $interactive) {
-	    $email_git_fallback = 0 if @email_to > 0 || @list_to > 0 || $email_git || $email_git_blame;
+	    $email_git_fallback = 0 if @email_to > 0 || $email_git || $email_git_blame;
 	    if ($email_git_fallback) {
 	        print STDERR "get_maintainer.pl: No maintainers found, printing recent contributors.\n";
 	        print STDERR "get_maintainer.pl: Do not blindly cc: them on patches!  Use common sense.\n";

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