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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2017-05-08 15:55:42 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-05-08 17:15:11 -0700
commiteb3a58de3ec4940fc6b2a9f810895d772a2a9794 (patch)
tree9d0197fc4f491961218fc66c3cbc3ffb6fa66d47 /scripts
parent4dbed76f2429516b9519620dacdda6c750640e8d (diff)
checkpatch: allow space leading blank lines in email headers
Allow a leading space and otherwise blank link in the email headers as it can be a line wrapped Spamassassin multiple line string or any other valid rfc 2822/5322 email header. The line with space causes checkpatch to erroneously think that it's in the content body, as opposed to headers and thus flag a mail header as an unwrapped long comment line. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/d75a9f0b78b3488078429f4037d9fff3bdfa3b78.1490247180.git.joe@perches.com Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>Reported-by: Darren Hart (VMware) <dvhart@infradead.org> Tested-by: Darren Hart (VMware) <dvhart@infradead.org> Reviewed-by: Darren Hart (VMware) <dvhart@vmware.com> Original-patch-by: John 'Warthog9' Hawley (VMware) <warthog9@eaglescrag.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts')
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl4
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 832e8150dba3..089c974aa3a5 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -2628,8 +2628,8 @@ sub process {
# Check if it's the start of a commit log
# (not a header line and we haven't seen the patch filename)
if ($in_header_lines && $realfile =~ /^$/ &&
- !($rawline =~ /^\s+\S/ ||
- $rawline =~ /^(commit\b|from\b|[\w-]+:).*$/i)) {
+ !($rawline =~ /^\s+(?:\S|$)/ ||
+ $rawline =~ /^(?:commit\b|from\b|[\w-]+:)/i)) {
$in_header_lines = 0;
$in_commit_log = 1;
$has_commit_log = 1;

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