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authorGreg KH <greg@kroah.com>2006-09-12 20:35:52 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-09-13 07:32:14 -0700
commitaf45f32d25cc1e374184675eadc9f740221d8392 (patch)
parent9bb25bf36f0d7b06368432e2324dbbc2e98b5e60 (diff)
[PATCH] We can not allow anonymous contributions to the kernel
The DCO does not mean anything if we allow anonymous contributors to the kernel. As this is an open source project, we need to do everything in the open. Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 2cd7f02ffd0b..d42ab4c9e893 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -308,6 +308,8 @@ then you just add a line saying
Signed-off-by: Random J Developer <random@developer.example.org>
+using your real name (sorry, no pseudonyms or anonymous contributions.)
Some people also put extra tags at the end. They'll just be ignored for
now, but you can do this to mark internal company procedures or just
point out some special detail about the sign-off.

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