Re: [PATCH V4 1/2] get_maintainer: allow keywords to match filenames
From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Feb 12 2013 - 01:18:08 EST
On Mon, 2013-02-11 at 17:39 -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.
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -97,12 +97,12 @@ Descriptions of section entries:
> X: net/ipv6/
> matches all files in and below net excluding net/ipv6/
> K: Keyword perl extended regex pattern to match content in a
> - patch or file. For instance:
> + patch, or an affected filename. For instance:
The removal of file isn't correct.
This should read "patch, file or filename".
If the -f pattern is a single file,
get_maintainer reads that file content and then
matches any K: patterns.
When the -f pattern is a directory, it doesn't.
> K: of_get_profile
> - matches patches or files that contain "of_get_profile"
> + matches patches or filenames that contain "of_get_profile"
> K: \b(printk|pr_(info|err))\b
> - matches patches or files that contain one or more of the words
> - printk, pr_info or pr_err
> + matches patches or filenames that contain one or more of
> + the words printk, pr_info or pr_err
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