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Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.9 5/5] MAINTAINERS: Add mysel

From: Thomas Huth
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.9 5/5] MAINTAINERS: Add myself for files I touched recently
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:58:54 +0100
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On 21.03.2017 08:17, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 03/20/2017 07:55 AM, Markus Armbruster wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>
>>> ---
>>>  MAINTAINERS | 11 +++++++++++
>>>  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
>> Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <address@hidden>
>> By the way, where do we stand on the idea of having checkpatch.pl reject
>> patches that introduce new files without mentioning a maintainer?
> Stuck.  Thomas hasn't followed up on his RFC PATCH because he's afraid
> of false positives.  I encouraged him to rescue at least "[RFC PATCH
> 4/5] checkpatch: emit a reminder about MAINTAINERS on file
> add/move/delete", and I'm now encouraging him again.

Well, the patch series is out there, and there haven't been any (valid)
requests to rework it, so if you like, feel free to merge it:


But as mentioned here:


there will be quite a bunch of false-positives. So we'd either have to
live with those or we have to come up with a smarter approach to handle
this issue (e.g. by running get_maintainers.pl on the affected files).


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