Commit 8543ae12 authored by Mugunthan V N's avatar Mugunthan V N Committed by Linus Torvalds
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checkpatch: add Suggested-by as a standard signature

As people started using Suggested-by as standard signature, adding
"Suggested-by" to the standard signature so that checkpatch won't
generate warning when Suggested-by is used in patch signature
Signed-off-by: default avatarMugunthan V N <>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <>
Cc: Joe Perches <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 74c8f433
......@@ -420,7 +420,7 @@ person it names. This tag documents that potentially interested parties
have been included in the discussion
14) Using Reported-by:, Tested-by: and Reviewed-by:
14) Using Reported-by:, Tested-by:, Reviewed-by: and Suggested-by:
If this patch fixes a problem reported by somebody else, consider adding a
Reported-by: tag to credit the reporter for their contribution. Please
......@@ -468,6 +468,13 @@ done on the patch. Reviewed-by: tags, when supplied by reviewers known to
understand the subject area and to perform thorough reviews, will normally
increase the likelihood of your patch getting into the kernel.
A Suggested-by: tag indicates that the patch idea is suggested by the person
named and ensures credit to the person for the idea. Please note that this
tag should not be added without the reporter's permission, especially if the
idea was not posted in a public forum. That said, if we diligently credit our
idea reporters, they will, hopefully, be inspired to help us again in the
15) The canonical patch format
......@@ -281,6 +281,7 @@ our $signature_tags = qr{(?xi:
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