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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Sort entries using parse-maintainers.pl
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On Sat, 2021-12-04 at 20:48 +0100, Jonathan Neuschäfer wrote:
> 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.)

My preference is still to automate the running of this command
by some script and apply it just before every -rc1 is released.


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