Re: [PATCH V3 1/2] get_maintainer: allow keywords to match filenames

From: Stephen Warren
Date: Mon Feb 11 2013 - 19:09:03 EST

On 02/11/2013 05:00 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-02-11 at 16:40 -0700, Stephen Warren wrote:
>> From: Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Allow K: entries in MAINTAINERS to match directly against filenames;
>> either those extracted from patch +++ or --- lines, or those specified
>> on the command-line using the -f option.
> []
>> I don't think setting exact_pattern_match_hash would be appropriate here;
>> at least for intended Tegra use case, this feature is to ensure that all
>> Tegra-related driver changes get Cc'd to the Tegra mailing list. Setting
>> exact_pattern_match_hash would prevent git history parsing for e.g. S-o-b
>> tags, which still seems like it would be useful. Hence, this flag isn't
>> set.
> And I don't think that's necessary because for filenames,
> you could add the appropriate control to the MAINTAINERS
> "K: ^pattern$"

Does "that" above mean "not setting exact_pattern_match_hash", or
"changing the patch so that it does set exact_pattern_match_hash". Sorry...
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at