On 13/02/2018 19:09, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote: > Why is a custom entry needed for block here (and other things > below). Won't running get_maintainer.pl already correctly > report when a patch needs cc'ing to qemu-bl...@nongnu.org > based on MAINTAINER rules ?
Sometimes you want to CC block people even on a non-block patch, for example if you want their opinion about using the API. We should probably add at least arm and ppc profiles, too. > --nogit --nogit-fallback QEMU's getmaintainer (unlike the Linux version!) already tries to avoid falling back to git if a maintainer is listed. Are these options necessary? Paolo