[Intel-gfx] [PATCH] dim: Triple-check and tripe warning when merging patches that touch files outside i915.

Rodrigo Vivi rodrigo.vivi at intel.com
Thu Jan 12 23:05:33 UTC 2017

Most of commiters already knows that by heart and also dim already
have this warning. So maybe this is just Bart writing to blackboard. Duh!

Anyway for my own usage this tripe check will help for sure.
Maybe it help someone else in the future.

Cc: Daniel Vetter <daniel.vetter at ffwll.ch>
Cc: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula at intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Rodrigo Vivi <rodrigo.vivi at intel.com>
 dim           | 4 ++++
 drm-intel.rst | 4 +++-
 2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/dim b/dim
index eec5e43..73f6212 100755
--- a/dim
+++ b/dim
@@ -933,6 +933,10 @@ function checkpatch_commit
 			echo -e "The following files are outside of i915 maintenance scope:\n"
 			echo "$non_i915_files"
 			echo -e "\nConfirm you have appropriate Acked-by and Reviewed-by for above files."
+			local acked_by_airlie=$($cmd | grep "Acked-by: Dave Airlie <airlied at redhat.com>")
+			if [ "$acked_by_airlie" == "" ]; then
+			    echo -e "\nRemind that for drm you should have an Acked-by from Dave Airlie <airlied at redhat.com>"
+			fi
diff --git a/drm-intel.rst b/drm-intel.rst
index 79db1cf..583a687 100644
--- a/drm-intel.rst
+++ b/drm-intel.rst
@@ -300,7 +300,9 @@ the right decisions, and for others to set their the expectations right.
 The short list:
-* Only push patches changing `drivers/gpu/drm/i915`.
+* Only push patches changing `drivers/gpu/drm/i915`. If dim mentioned that you
+  are touching files outside i915 stop and make sure that you have the proper
+  Acked-by. Specially for drm files an Acked-by from Dave Airlie is required.
 * Only push patches to `drm-intel-next-queued` branch.

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