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-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl28
1 files changed, 25 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index b5c875d7132b..022a77b98123 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -13,6 +13,7 @@ use POSIX;
use File::Basename;
use Cwd 'abs_path';
use Term::ANSIColor qw(:constants);
+use Encode qw(decode encode);
my $P = $0;
my $D = dirname(abs_path($P));
@@ -2236,6 +2237,8 @@ sub process {
our $clean = 1;
my $signoff = 0;
+ my $author = '';
+ my $authorsignoff = 0;
my $is_patch = 0;
my $in_header_lines = $file ? 0 : 1;
my $in_commit_log = 0; #Scanning lines before patch
@@ -2518,10 +2521,24 @@ sub process {
}
}
+# Check the patch for a From:
+ if (decode("MIME-Header", $line) =~ /^From:\s*(.*)/) {
+ $author = $1;
+ $author = encode("utf8", $author) if ($line =~ /=\?utf-8\?/i);
+ $author =~ s/"//g;
+ }
+
# Check the patch for a signoff:
if ($line =~ /^\s*signed-off-by:/i) {
$signoff++;
$in_commit_log = 0;
+ if ($author ne '') {
+ my $l = $line;
+ $l =~ s/"//g;
+ if ($l =~ /^\s*signed-off-by:\s*\Q$author\E/i) {
+ $authorsignoff = 1;
+ }
+ }
}
# Check if MAINTAINERS is being updated. If so, there's probably no need to
@@ -6507,9 +6524,14 @@ sub process {
ERROR("NOT_UNIFIED_DIFF",
"Does not appear to be a unified-diff format patch\n");
}
- if ($is_patch && $has_commit_log && $chk_signoff && $signoff == 0) {
- ERROR("MISSING_SIGN_OFF",
- "Missing Signed-off-by: line(s)\n");
+ if ($is_patch && $has_commit_log && $chk_signoff) {
+ if ($signoff == 0) {
+ ERROR("MISSING_SIGN_OFF",
+ "Missing Signed-off-by: line(s)\n");
+ } elsif (!$authorsignoff) {
+ WARN("NO_AUTHOR_SIGN_OFF",
+ "Missing Signed-off-by: line by nominal patch author '$author'\n");
+ }
}
print report_dump();