Re: [PATCHSCRIPT] MAINTAINERS: sort and merge P and M fields

From: Randy Dunlap
Date: Mon Sep 08 2008 - 18:20:16 EST

On Tue, 9 Sep 2008 00:11:39 +0200 Uwe Kleine-König wrote:

> Hello Linus,
> some time ago I sent two patch scripts to LKML that changed the
> MAINTAINERS file. One fixed the alphabetic ordering and another merged
> the P and M fields to ease copy'n'paste.
> See
> for the details.
> I still like both changes, but I think it's not sensible to send you the
> resulting patches because MAINTAINERS changes frequently.
> If you like these two changes, too, I would be happy if you run the
> attached script in your working copy. It simply wraps the two scripts
> and commits the changes.
> Note that you need to apply the patch below before the scripts will
> work. And note further that the script expects a clean working copy to
> start with, because it uses git commit -a.

I like it. Thanks.

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