[PATCH] scripts: warn about invalid MAINTAINERS patterns

Augie Fackler raf at durin42.com
Wed Nov 1 16:05:13 EDT 2017


> On Nov 1, 2017, at 13:11, Tom Saeger <tom.saeger at oracle.com> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2017 at 09:50:05AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
>> (add mercurial-devel and xen-devel to cc's)
>> 
>> On Tue, 2017-10-31 at 16:37 -0500, Tom Saeger wrote:
>>> Add "--pattern-checks" option to get_maintainer.pl to warn about invalid
>>> "F" and "X" patterns found in MAINTAINERS file(s).
>> 
>> Hey again Tom.
>> 
>> About mercurial/hg.
>> 
>> While as far as I know there hasn't been a mercurial tree
>> for the linux kernel sources in many years, I believe the
>> mercurial command to list files should be different.
>> 
>>> my %VCS_cmds_hg = (
>>> @@ -167,6 +169,7 @@ my %VCS_cmds_hg = (
>>>     "subject_pattern" => "^HgSubject: (.*)",
>>>     "stat_pattern" => "^(\\d+)\t(\\d+)\t\$file\$",
>>>     "file_exists_cmd" => "hg files \$file",
>>> +    "list_files_cmd" => "hg files \$file",
>> 
>> I think this should be
>> 
>> 	"list_files_cmd" => "hg manifest -R \$file",
> 
> Ok - I'll add to v2.

Actually, I'd recommend `hg files` over `hg manifest` by a wide margin.

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