Re: problem with checkpatch

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Jun 23 2015 - 13:31:53 EST

On Tue, 2015-06-23 at 18:06 +0530, Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> while checking patches I usually check them using mutt pipe to checkpatch.
> while in mutt, press '|' and then scripts/ -
> and the patch will be checked by checkpatch without having to save it.
> Now 700152391c3d ("checkpatch: add --showfile to allow input via pipe to show filenames")
> is adding $filename ne '-' and because of that if the patch has any
> error in Signed-off-by , it is not detecting anymore.

Any error in signature format should still be found,
but a missing sign-off line would not.

> Any solution for this?

Modifying checkpatch or using an older version.

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