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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2015-06-25 15:03:11 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2015-06-25 17:00:42 -0700
commit06330fc40e3f3034de4934ec347604b5e36c40c3 (patch)
treef80445441ec1301ec203463cedfda2d46ce8a1fc /scripts
parentf1a63678554f8f7ff0425361b0142a69c0b815df (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-06330fc40e3f3034de4934ec347604b5e36c40c3.tar.gz
checkpatch: avoid NOT_UNIFIED_DIFF errors on cover-letter.patch files
Make an exception for the "Does not appear to be a unified-diff" error when scanning what appears to be git generated cover letters. Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Suggested-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk> 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.pl2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index ef24f92e10e5..69c4716d9e27 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -5614,7 +5614,7 @@ sub process {
exit(0);
}
- if (!$is_patch) {
+ if (!$is_patch && $file !~ /cover-letter\.patch$/) {
ERROR("NOT_UNIFIED_DIFF",
"Does not appear to be a unified-diff format patch\n");
}