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@@ -150,7 +150,8 @@ be able to justify all violations that remain in your patch.
Look through the MAINTAINERS file and the source code, and determine
if your change applies to a specific subsystem of the kernel, with
-an assigned maintainer. If so, e-mail that person.
+an assigned maintainer. If so, e-mail that person. The script
+scripts/get_maintainer.pl can be very useful at this step.
If no maintainer is listed, or the maintainer does not respond, send
your patch to the primary Linux kernel developer's mailing list,