[alsa-devel] rfc: rewrite commit subject line for subsystem maintainer preference tool
joe at perches.com
Wed Nov 17 00:57:57 CET 2010
On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 23:22 +0000, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 12:46:09PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Nov 2010 12:42:36 -0800 Joe Perches wrote:
> > > Some subsystem maintainers like upper case, some mixed, some lower.
> > > Some aren't consistent. (Staging/staging)
> > Case usually doesn't matter to most of us.
> Given that we're working in case sensitive languages here it's probably
> safe to assume that a reasonable proportion of people will care; being
> reasonably consistent with existing practice for the subsystem seems
Presumably the tool would also have to traverse up the tree
to find the appropriate style so every MAINTAINERS section
would not need a C entry.
ie: sound/soc/codecs/foo could use the C: entry for sound/soc/
Perhaps something like:
C: ASoC basename:
and for arch/x86/:
C: x86, dirname:
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