Commit 983a2749 authored by Simon Glass's avatar Simon Glass

patman: Add a -m option to avoid copying the maintainers

The get_maintainers script is a useful default, but sometimes is copies
too many people, or takes a long time to run.

Add an option to disable it and update the README.
Signed-off-by: default avatarSimon Glass <>
parent 7798e228
......@@ -27,8 +27,8 @@ Series-to:
in one of your commits, the series will be sent there.
In Linux this will also call on each of your
patches automatically.
In Linux and U-Boot this will also call on each of your
patches automatically (unless you use -m to disable this).
How to use this tool
......@@ -32,6 +32,9 @@ parser.add_option('-c', '--count', dest='count', type='int',
parser.add_option('-i', '--ignore-errors', action='store_true',
dest='ignore_errors', default=False,
help='Send patches email even if patch errors are found')
parser.add_option('-m', '--no-maintainers', action='store_false',
dest='add_maintainers', default=True,
help="Don't cc the file maintainers automatically")
parser.add_option('-n', '--dry-run', action='store_true', dest='dry_run',
default=False, help="Do a dry run (create but don't email patches)")
parser.add_option('-p', '--project', default=project.DetectProject(),
......@@ -142,7 +145,8 @@ else:
ok = True
cc_file = series.MakeCcFile(options.process_tags, cover_fname,
not options.ignore_bad_tags)
not options.ignore_bad_tags,
# Email the patches out (giving the user time to check / cancel)
cmd = ''
......@@ -201,7 +201,8 @@ class Series(dict):
str = 'Change log exists, but no version is set'
print col.Color(col.RED, str)
def MakeCcFile(self, process_tags, cover_fname, raise_on_error):
def MakeCcFile(self, process_tags, cover_fname, raise_on_error,
"""Make a cc file for us to use for per-commit Cc automation
Also stores in self._generated_cc to make ShowActions() faster.
......@@ -211,6 +212,7 @@ class Series(dict):
cover_fname: If non-None the name of the cover letter.
raise_on_error: True to raise an error when an alias fails to match,
False to just print a message.
add_maintainers: Call the get_maintainers to CC maintainers
Filename of temp file created
......@@ -225,7 +227,8 @@ class Series(dict):
list += gitutil.BuildEmailList(commit.cc_list,
list += get_maintainer.GetMaintainer(commit.patch)
if add_maintainers:
list += get_maintainer.GetMaintainer(commit.patch)
all_ccs += list
print >>fd, commit.patch, ', '.join(list)
self._generated_cc[commit.patch] = list
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