[Linux-kernel-mentees] comment on checkpatch

Joe Perches joe at perches.com
Tue Jan 12 06:02:36 UTC 2021


On Tue, 2021-01-12 at 11:05 +0530, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 10:38 AM Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > https://lore.kernel.org/linux-next/20210111230029.GM4728@sirena.org.uk/T/#m355576186555c4b6e85dbb9a1b3fe3d5e80f6e9f
> > 
> > Aditya, Dwaipayan, Have a look. checkpatch already handles this, right?
> > 
> Hi
> The following Fixes line in commit log emits no warning:
>    Fixes: Use packed mode for 32 bits per word transfers to increase
> 
> Neither does a fixes with mismatched commit description:
>    Fixes: e4da63cda51f ("networking: packet_mmap: fix old config reference")
> 
> which should have been infact:
>    Fixes: e4da63cda51f ("docs: networking: packet_mmap: fix old config
> reference")
> 
> I could work on this if Lukas and Joe are okay with it.

It's not really a solvable problem as the SHA1 probably exists in an
individual local tree.




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