[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ASoC: bcm: Remove obsoleted Kconfig dependency

Mark Brown broonie at kernel.org
Thu Jan 9 14:05:01 CET 2014

On Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 12:00:07PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> Mark Brown wrote:

> > It's getting more common these days, companies want their address to end
> > up in git but it's not so good for upstream mail for whatever reason
> > (historically a lot of it has been Exchange related, though that's not
> > the case for me).  It's more noticable for people applying patches than
> > for people sending them.

> There is no general rule that MAINTAINERS address wins over others.
> Many developers use other addresses primarily than the old address on
> MAINTAINERS file.  Your case is rather rare, I'd say.

It seems the wider use get_maintianer.pl has changed that - people seem
more dilligent about updating their addresses now (especially if the one
that's there is a problem).  I do also have to say that this complaint
typically also comes along with people not CCing Liam which tends to
suggest that they didn't consult MAINTAINERS at all.

> > Sure, but if you're going to use one I'd expect the MAINTAINERS address
> > to win - I did have someone the other day using my Wolfson address still
> > since they were going off signoffs and the thing they were working on
> > wasn't that actively developed.

> MAINTAINERS file isn't always updated frequently enough, too.  So, at
> best, one would compare the time the address was used and decide which
> address has a higher chance to reach.

Well, in my case it's very rare that a mail from my linaro.org address
goes upstream...
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