Re: [patch v3] checkpatch: Signature format verification

From: Joe Perches
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 12:36:47 EST

On Mon, 2011-05-23 at 22:03 +0530, anish singh wrote:
> \s[a-zA-Z]* => this is a regular expression for name & space b/w
> Last/First name
> Ex: anish kumar
> .* => It is used to grep whatever follows our context
> mail-id
> Ex: abc@xxxxxxxx
> So, $1 will contain ...'anish kumar <anish@xxxxxxxxx>'

Unless the email contains a quote or a period like:

Signed-off-by: "J. Random Contributor" <jrc@xxxxxxxxxx>

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