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

Dwaipayan Ray dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 04:18:30 UTC 2020


Hi,
As Joe mentioned earlier, there might be four new
warnings to handle better:

1) Same name, different address
2) Same address, different name
3) email extensions present in header but
    not in signed off by
4) comment blocks after name

I am thinking to solve the first three in a single patch.

As for the email extensions part, should it be handled
differently? There will be redundant calls to that
though because it's not an error seen quite often.

Thanks,
Dwaipayan.


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