Re: [patch v3] checkpatch: Signature format verification
From: Joe Perches
Date: Mon May 23 2011 - 12:43:01 EST
On Mon, 2011-05-23 at 09:39 -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Mon, 23 May 2011 09:36:38 -0700 Joe Perches wrote:
> > 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 name...in 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>
> and quotes are not required (i.e., are optional) AFAIK.
And still should be accepted.
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