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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC] CCing MAINTAINERS on patches by default?

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 05:07:42PM +0000, Tim Deegan wrote:
> At 17:00 +0000 on 12 Mar (1363107618), Ian Campbell wrote:
> > With the numbers of patches flying around it can be a bit hard for a
> > maintainer to spot patches which (s)he is expected to comment on / deal
> > with, especially now that we have a larger number of maintainers of
> > varying subsystems etc.
> > 
> > I think it might be time to start asking patch submitters to CC the
> > maintainers of the code they are touching, based on the MAINTAINERS
> > file.
> > 
> > If people (specifically maintainers) agree with this change then we can
> > start by updating the "Submitting Patches" docs on the wiki etc and
> > gently start requesting submitters to add the CCs.
> Fine by me; I usually work from my xen-devel inbox but I don't object to
> being Cc'd directly.
> Can we provide git/hg runes to add Cc:s automatically?

That would be neat. Linux uses scripts/get_maintainers.pl to fetch from
the MAINTAINERS file the names of folks. That could be imported in?
> Tim.
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