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From: Joe Perches <>
To: Dwaipayan Ray <>
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v4] checkpatch: add new warnings to author signoff checks.
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 11:55:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, 2020-10-07 at 00:21 +0530, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> The author signed-off-by checks are currently very vague.
> Cases like same name or same address are not handled separately.
> For example, running checkpatch on commit be6577af0cef
> ("parisc: Add atomic64_set_release() define to avoid CPU soft lockups"),
> gives:

Aren't you still missing emitting an message for cases like

From: "J. Random Developer" <>
Signed-off-by: "J. Random Developer" (BigCorp) <>

Where a comment does not match?

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-06 19:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-06 18:51 [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v4] checkpatch: add new warnings to author signoff checks Dwaipayan Ray
2020-10-06 18:55 ` Joe Perches [this message]
2020-10-06 19:01   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-10-06 20:09     ` Joe Perches
2020-10-06 20:11       ` Joe Perches

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