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authorWei Wang <wvw@google.com>2017-05-08 15:55:54 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-05-08 17:15:11 -0700
commite882dbfc248cf28d6afd6fc6d8db8be58a824158 (patch)
treeac4a2c3a11344d7ca982e84a9f566fa9c2c847ca /scripts/checkpatch.pl
parente4b7d3091def85336d838e38dea91be37bd4d1f5 (diff)
checkpatch: special audit for revert commit line
Currently checkpatch.pl does not recognize git's default commit revert message and will complain about the hash format. Add special audit for revert commit message line to fix it. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170411191532.74381-1-wvw@google.com Signed-off-by: Wei Wang <wvw@google.com> Acked-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts/checkpatch.pl')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 3e2d9b0fe5a5..b1befa2cec26 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -2539,6 +2539,7 @@ sub process {
# Check for git id commit length and improperly formed commit descriptions
if ($in_commit_log && !$commit_log_possible_stack_dump &&
$line !~ /^\s*(?:Link|Patchwork|http|https|BugLink):/i &&
+ $line !~ /^This reverts commit [0-9a-f]{7,40}/ &&
($line =~ /\bcommit\s+[0-9a-f]{5,}\b/i ||
($line =~ /(?:\s|^)[0-9a-f]{12,40}(?:[\s"'\(\[]|$)/i &&
$line !~ /[\<\[][0-9a-f]{12,40}[\>\]]/i &&

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