[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v3] checkpatch: add new warnings to author signoff checks.

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Mon Oct 5 19:37:35 UTC 2020

On Tue, 2020-10-06 at 00:54 +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.

When you run tests for this, how many mismatches are
caused by name formatting changes like:

From: "Developer, J. Random" <jrd at bigcorp.com>
Signed-off-by: "J. Random Developer" <jrd at bigcorp.com>?

Should these differences generate a warning?

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