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[100/156] get_maintainer: add test for file in VCS

Message ID 20201016024729.Sl2g6d9eP%akpm@linux-foundation.org (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series [001/156] device-dax/kmem: fix resource release | expand

Commit Message

Andrew Morton Oct. 16, 2020, 2:47 a.m. UTC
From: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
Subject: get_maintainer: add test for file in VCS

It's somewhat common for me to ask get_maintainer to tell me who maintains
a patch file rather than the files modified by the patch.

Emit a warning if using get_maintainer.pl -f <patchfile>

Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/f63229c051567041819f25e76f49d83c6e4c0f71.camel@perches.com
Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>

 scripts/get_maintainer.pl |    3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
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--- a/scripts/get_maintainer.pl~get_maintainer-add-test-for-file-in-vcs
+++ a/scripts/get_maintainer.pl
@@ -541,6 +541,9 @@  foreach my $file (@ARGV) {
 	    die "$P: file '${file}' not found\n";
+    if ($from_filename && (vcs_exists() && !vcs_file_exists($file))) {
+	warn "$P: file '$file' not found in version control $!\n";
+    }
     if ($from_filename || ($file ne "&STDIN" && vcs_file_exists($file))) {
 	$file =~ s/^\Q${cur_path}\E//;	#strip any absolute path
 	$file =~ s/^\Q${lk_path}\E//;	#or the path to the lk tree