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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] get_maintainers.pl: Enable running the script on unikraft repos

On Fri, Aug 16, 2019 at 11:55:16AM +0100, Julien Grall wrote:
> Hi Lars,
> On 16/08/2019 11:42, Lars Kurth wrote:
> > Unikraft repos follow the same syntax as xen.git with the
> > following exceptions:
> > * MAINTAINERS files are called MAINTAINERS.md
> > * M: ... etc blocks are preceded by whitespaces for rendering as
> >    markup files
> There is an other difference. The "fallback" category is "UNIKRAFT GENERAL"
> and not "THE REST".
> > 
> > This change will
> > - load MAINTAINERS.md if MAINTAINERS is not present
> > - deal with indented M: ... blocks
> One process question. Does it mean Unikraft folks will have to checkout Xen
> in order to use {add, get}_maintainers.pl? If so, would it make sense to
> have add_maintainers.pl and script_maintainers.pl in a separate repo that
> can be added as submodule?

Shouldn't instead the Unikraft repo have it's one get_maintainers
script? xen.git's script doesn't needs to have support for every single
repo available on earth and Unikraft is a different project anyway.

Usually, projects with a MAINTAINERS file have there own get_maintainers


Anthony PERARD

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