[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v4] checkpatch: add new warnings to author signoff checks.

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Tue Oct 6 18:55:20 UTC 2020

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" <jrd at bigcorp.com>
Signed-off-by: "J. Random Developer" (BigCorp) <jrd at bigcorp.com>

Where a comment does not match?

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