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Date:	Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:26:13 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Scott Branden <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <>,
	Antti Palosaari <>,
	Jingoo Han <>,
	"" <>,
Subject: Re: doesn't actually get the real MAINTAINERS?

On Tue, 2014-10-14 at 19:18 -0700, Scott Branden wrote:
> Hello,
> I try running scripts/ but it doesn't seem to get the 
> real maintainers properly.  Please note this is run against the current 
> One Example:  I would expect drivers/mmc/host/sdhci-bcm2835.c to be 
> maintained by Stephen Warren based on drivers/*/*bcm2835* below.

get_maintainers doesn't use * as a depth wildcard

*/ matches a single top level directory level
*/*/ matches one level below the top directory level.

>   But 
> the script does not seem to process the information 
> in such a way.  So what needs to be corrected - the script or the syntax 
> used in the MAINTAINERS file?
> M:	Stephen Warren <>
> L: (moderated for non-subscribers)
> T:	git git://
> S:	Maintained
> F:	arch/arm/mach-bcm/board_bcm2835.c
> F:	arch/arm/boot/dts/bcm2835*
> F:	arch/arm/configs/bcm2835_defconfig
> F:	drivers/*/*bcm2835*

F:	drivers/*/*/*bmc2835*

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