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SubjectRe: [PATCH V3] get_maintainer: Prepare for separate MAINTAINERS files
On 08/04/17 21:45, Joe Perches wrote:
> Allow for MAINTAINERS to become a directory and if it is,
> read all the files in the directory for maintained sections.
> Optionally look for all files named MAINTAINERS in directories
> excluding the .git directory by using --find-maintainer-files.
> This optional feature adds ~.3 seconds of CPU on an Intel
> i5-6200 with an SSD.
> Miscellanea:
> o Create a read_maintainer_file subroutine from the existing code
> o Test only the existence of MAINTAINERS, not whether it's a file
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <>
> ---

< snip >

Hi Joe,

In the three versions of this patch, I have not seen any description
of what is wrong with the current single MAINTAINERS file, or why the
proposed change is an improvement. Could you please add that


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