[Linux-kernel-mentees] checkpatch.pl investigation: NO_AUTHOR_SIGN_OFF issues

Lukas Bulwahn lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 09:12:35 UTC 2020



On Mon, 21 Sep 2020, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:

> Hi Lukas,
> I did send out the patch.
> Weirdly enough, my gmail inbox decided to combine both
> threads with subject [PATCH v2] and [PATCH v3]. Did you
> get it separate or is it the same case? In other mail boxes
> it seems to be okay.
>

That is a bug in the gmail client. It looks good in my proper email 
client.
 
> Apart from that for fixing the different email addresses, I
> am thinking to try copying the read_mailmap subroutine
> from scripts/get_maintainer.pl, see how it works and
> try to write a solution based on that. I will let you know
> once I achieve something.
>

Sure, I am still wondering if it better to just use the .mailmap
file or if we should introduce a separate file with the same format.

But let us start implementing and see.

Lukas


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