Commit f5177798 authored by Daniel P. Berrangé's avatar Daniel P. Berrangé

scripts: report on author emails that are mangled by the mailing list

In some cases the Author: email address in patches submitted to the
list gets mangled such that it says

    John Doe via Qemu-devel <>

This change is a result of workarounds for DMARC policies.

Subsystem maintainers accepting patches need to catch these and fix
them before sending pull requests, so a test is highly
Reviewed-by: 's avatarEric Blake <>
Acked-by: 's avatarCornelia Huck <>
Signed-off-by: 's avatarDaniel P. Berrangé <>
parent 00b9e295
......@@ -1402,6 +1402,10 @@ sub process {
$is_patch = 1;
if ($line =~ /^Author: .*via Qemu-devel.*<qemu-devel\>/) {
ERROR("Author email address is mangled by the mailing list\n" . $herecurr);
#check the patch for a signoff:
if ($line =~ /^\s*signed-off-by:/i) {
# This is a signoff, if ugly, so do not double report.
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