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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Sort entries using parse-maintainers.pl
On Sat, Dec 04, 2021 at 10:20:24AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2021-12-04 at 18:52 +0100, Jonathan Neuschäfer wrote:
> > The MAINTAINERS file got slightly out of order again, making it
> > difficult to put new entries at the right (alphabetical) position.
> >
> > Run parse-maintainers.pl to restore the alphabetical order.
> []
> > Checkpatch warns about a few unordered "F:" lines within sections, but I
> > left those alone because I wanted this patch to be as automated as possible.
>
> The --order option does that.
>
> $ ./scripts/parse-maintainers.pl --order --output MAINTAINERS

Ah, good point.

Unfortunately, the result of parse-maintainers.pl --order currently
produces a (small) merge conflict when merged/cherry-picked on top of
-next, so it might be better to start without --order. (Not sure.)


Jonathan
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