Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Allow commit descriptions on separate line from commit id

From: Joe Lawrence
Date: Wed Aug 27 2014 - 23:28:31 EST

On Wed, 27 Aug 2014, Joe Perches wrote:

> The general form for commit id and description is
> 'Commit <12+hexdigits> ("commit description/subject line")'
> But commit logs often have relatively long commit ids and
> the commit description is on a separate line like:
> Some explanation as to why commit <12+hexdigits>
> ("commit description/subject line") is improved.
> Allow this form.
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Suggested-by: Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@xxxxxxxxxxx

Hi Joe,

The script changes work for me, one really minor nit though, this email
address is missing a closing '>'. (Maybe another checkpatch validation
for another day?)


-- Joe
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