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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2014-01-23 15:54:48 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-01-23 16:36:58 -0800
commit3e2232f2d03ffa531e31662c447496ec2552d85b (patch)
tree57a97643ee91135730ebc4cd84fa7697b6bd4511 /scripts
parent189248d8f4f3ac2fba30da9b40133b5891df95fc (diff)
downloadlinux-3e2232f2d03ffa531e31662c447496ec2552d85b.tar.gz
checkpatch: update the FSF/GPL address check
The FSF address check is a bit too verbose looking for the GPL text. Quiet it a bit by requiring --strict for the GPL bit. Also make the address tests match a few uses of abbreviations for street names and make it case insensitive. Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org> Cc: Manfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com> Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> 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.pl11
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 57f10db4acc..82fd120df0c 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1970,15 +1970,16 @@ sub process {
}
# Check for FSF mailing addresses.
- if ($rawline =~ /You should have received a copy/ ||
- $rawline =~ /write to the Free Software/ ||
- $rawline =~ /59 Temple Place/ ||
- $rawline =~ /51 Franklin Street/) {
+ if ($rawline =~ /\bYou should have received a copy/i ||
+ $rawline =~ /\bwrite to the Free/i ||
+ $rawline =~ /\b59\s+Temple\s+Pl/i ||
+ $rawline =~ /\b51\s+Franklin\s+St/i) {
my $herevet = "$here\n" . cat_vet($rawline) . "\n";
my $msg_type = \&ERROR;
$msg_type = \&CHK if ($file);
+ $msg_type = \&CHK if ($rawline =~ /\bYou should have received a copy/i);
&{$msg_type}("FSF_MAILING_ADDRESS",
- "Do not include the paragraph about writing to the Free Software Foundation's mailing address from the sample GPL notice. The FSF has changed addresses in the past, and may do so again. Linux already includes a copy of the GPL.\n" . $herevet)
+ "Do not include the paragraph about writing to the Free Software Foundation's mailing address from the sample GPL notice. The FSF has changed addresses in the past, and may do so again. Linux already includes a copy of the GPL.\n" . $herevet)
}
# check for Kconfig help text having a real description