[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] checkpatch: fix author Signed-off-by warning for split From: header

Lukas Bulwahn lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 07:25:32 UTC 2020



On Sat, 19 Sep 2020, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:

> > > diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> > > index 504d2e431c60..8c4119ca7d17 100755
> > > --- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> > > +++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> > > @@ -2347,6 +2347,7 @@ sub process {
> > >       my $signoff = 0;
> > >       my $author = '';
> > >       my $authorsignoff = 0;
> > > +     my $prevheader = 0;
> > >       my $is_patch = 0;
> > >       my $is_binding_patch = -1;
> > >       my $in_header_lines = $file ? 0 : 1;
> > > @@ -2658,12 +2659,22 @@ sub process {
> > >                       }
> > >               }
> > >
> > > +# Check the patch for a split From:
> > > +             if ($author eq '' && decode("MIME-Header", $prevheader) =~ /^From:\s*(.*)/) {
> >
> > How about extending to check if $prevheader is not 0?
> >
> > > +                     $author = $1.$line;
> > > +                     $author = encode("utf8", $author) if ($prevheader =~ /=\?utf-8\?/i);
> > > +                     $author =~ s/"//g;
> > > +                     $author = reformat_email($author);
> > > +                     $prevheader = '';
> > > +             }
> > > +
> > >  # Check the patch for a From:
> > >               if (decode("MIME-Header", $line) =~ /^From:\s*(.*)/) {
> > >                       $author = $1;
> > >                       $author = encode("utf8", $author) if ($line =~ /=\?utf-8\?/i);
> > >                       $author =~ s/"//g;
> > >                       $author = reformat_email($author);
> > > +                     $prevheader = $line;
> > >               }
> > >
> >
> > So here we see two almost identical parts of code now, right?
> >
> > Either use a small function or restructure the code such that the
> > differences are in two branches and the common code is part of one common
> > control flow. You are a good programmer, you can figure this out.
> >
> 
> Hi,
> I have changed the structure around a bit.
>

Next time, please just send a proper PATCH v2 when you rework a patch.

 
> diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> index 504d2e431c60..86975baead22 100755
> --- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> +++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> @@ -1210,6 +1210,16 @@ sub reformat_email {
>     return format_email($email_name, $email_address);
>  }
> 
> +sub format_author_email {
> +   my ($email, $from) = @_;
> +
> +   $email = encode("utf8", $email) if ($from =~ /=\?utf-8\?/i);
> +   $email =~ s/"//g;
> +   $email = reformat_email($email);
> +
> +   return $email;
> +}
> +
>  sub same_email_addresses {
>     my ($email1, $email2) = @_;
> 
> @@ -2347,6 +2357,7 @@ sub process {
>     my $signoff = 0;
>     my $author = '';
>     my $authorsignoff = 0;
> +   my $prevheader = '';
>     my $is_patch = 0;
>     my $is_binding_patch = -1;
>     my $in_header_lines = $file ? 0 : 1;
> @@ -2658,12 +2669,21 @@ sub process {
>             }
>         }
> 
> +# Check the patch for a split From:
> +       if($prevheader ne '') {
> +           if ($author eq '' && decode("MIME-Header", $prevheader) =~
> /^From:\s*(.*)/) {
> +               my $email = $1.$line;
> +               $author = format_author_email($email, $prevheader);
> +           }
> +           $prevheader = '';
> +       }
> +
>  # Check the patch for a From:
>         if (decode("MIME-Header", $line) =~ /^From:\s*(.*)/) {
> -           $author = $1;
> -           $author = encode("utf8", $author) if ($line =~ /=\?utf-8\?/i);
> -           $author =~ s/"//g;
> -           $author = reformat_email($author);
> +           $author = format_author_email($1, $line);
> +           if($author eq '') {
> +               $prevheader = $line;
> +           }
>         }
> 
>  # Check the patch for a signoff:
> 
> Is it good to go? I shall mail it in then.
>

Yes, I think it is good for a first submission.

Please use ./scripts/get_maintainers.pl to find the developers to send 
this patch to.

Also CC: me and the linux-kernel-mentees mailing list.

Once, the list is on the linux-kernel mailing list, we will start 
reviewing and testing your patch.

Lukas


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