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From: Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn@gmail.com>
To: Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] Linux kernel checkpatch.pl mentorship
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:03:39 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009171654520.9985@felia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABJPP5CQc8WMQU2yLbW9OVrd8bdDNFJsKTqjonOsqQHCk5G1TA@mail.gmail.com>



On Thu, 17 Sep 2020, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:

> > Good investigation. Can you please share the commit of the commit message
> > you refer to in the future?
> >
> > I found it, commit cd2614967d8b ("checkpatch: warn if missing author
> > Signed-off-by"), but to convince the maintainers and authors that you did
> > your homework properly, it is good to refer to the commits you looked at.
> >
> > The kernel documentation tells you how to refer to commits.
> >
> 
> Yes sure, I will remember to do that in the future.
> 
> For now, I am thinking to fix the split FROM header issue. What I have thought
> of is to keep a variable keeping the part data and if the author cannot be
> resolved at the present line, then at the next line join the data and parse
> the email.
> I think the implementation to this will be fairly easy, with one
> flag variable to indicate whether the from header has been parsed in the
> previous line.
> 
> Should i proceed with this?
>

Sure. I suggest you just have a look at how checkpatch.pl handles rules 
when content is split over multiple lines, though. I think Ayush copied 
one typical pattern of checking the current line and the next line.

I will trust you that you will find a solution that works...

Lukas
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-17 15:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CABJPP5CSa_QowD-O3_E5ndoQJvuBv=n2x5WG-acwQKE=rt5+Rw@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found] ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009110925160.9220@felia>
2020-09-12  9:09   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-12 11:03     ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-12 12:08       ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-12 12:21         ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-13  8:16           ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-13 11:05             ` Lukas Bulwahn
     [not found]               ` <CABJPP5BmRcC+OTSjuX_QrYononVq__DkhjGOgiKrP147MAXK+g@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]                 ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009132015570.6806@felia>
2020-09-13 18:23                   ` Dwaipayan Ray
     [not found]                 ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009132010300.6806@felia>
2020-09-13 18:39                   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-14  5:17                     ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-14 12:31                       ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-14 13:49                         ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-14 15:39                           ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-14 18:32                             ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-15 13:04                               ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-16  7:01                                 ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-17 13:09                                   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-17 13:41                                     ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-17 14:18                                       ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-17 14:43                                         ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-17 15:03                                           ` Lukas Bulwahn [this message]
2020-09-17 14:13                                     ` Lukas Bulwahn

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