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Date:   Thu, 11 Apr 2019 05:27:31 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>,
        Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn@...il.com>,
        Tyrel Datwyler <tyreld@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     "Paul E . McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.ibm.com>,
        linux-pci@...r.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Josh Boyer <jwboyer@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MAINTAINERS: Update remaining @linux.vnet.ibm.com
 addresses

On Thu, 2019-04-11 at 22:07 +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> writes:
> > On Thu, 2019-04-11 at 06:27 +0200, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:
> > > Paul McKenney attempted to update all email addresses @linux.vnet.ibm.com
> > > to @linux.ibm.com in commit 1dfddcdb95c4
> > > ("MAINTAINERS: Update from @linux.vnet.ibm.com to @linux.ibm.com"), but
> > > some still remained.
> > > 
> > > We update the remaining email addresses in MAINTAINERS, hopefully finally
> > > catching all cases for good.
> > 
> > Perhaps update all the similar addresses in other files too
> > 
> > $ git grep --name-only 'linux\.vnet\.ibm\.com' | wc -l
> > 315
> 
> A good number of them are no longer valid. So I'm not sure it's worth
> updating them en masse to addresses that won't ever work.
> 
> We have git now, we don't need email addresses in files, they're just
> prone to bitrot like this.
> 
> Should we just change them all like so?
> 
>   -arch/powerpc/boot/dts/bamboo.dts: * Josh Boyer <jwboyer@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
>   +arch/powerpc/boot/dts/bamboo.dts: * Josh Boyer (IBM)
> 
> To indicate the author was at IBM when they wrote it?

If that's desired, perhaps:

$ git grep -P --name-only '<?[\w\.]+(?:@| at )linux\.vnet\.ibm\.com>?' | \
  grep -vP '\.mailmap|MAINTAINERS' | \
  xargs perl -p -i -e 's/<?[\w\.]+(?:@|\ at\ )linux\.vnet\.ibm\.com>?/(IBM)/g'

> Or should we try and update them with current addresses? Though then the
> authors might start getting mails they don't want.

That'd be my preference.

If authors get emails they don't want, then those contact
emails should be removed.


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