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authorRene Herman <rene.herman@gmail.com>2007-05-10 22:22:50 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-05-11 08:29:35 -0700
commit108f39a1b3b1e4b28ca8cc156f06171445499d21 (patch)
tree73eecb1b29b9ba256ae7bc11babfd2e5b34eb5a1
parent98091696653e8ac32a2653589923acd8198777ac (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-108f39a1b3b1e4b28ca8cc156f06171445499d21.tar.gz
module_author: don't advise putting in an email address
module_author: don't advise putting in an email address It's information that's easily outdated and easily mistaken for a driver contact which is a problem especially for modules with multiple current and non-current authors as well as for modules with a maintainer who may not even be a module author. Signed-off-by: Rene Herman <rene.herman@gmail.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--include/linux/module.h2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/module.h b/include/linux/module.h
index 792d483c9af7..e6e0f86ef5fc 100644
--- a/include/linux/module.h
+++ b/include/linux/module.h
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ extern struct module __this_module;
*/
#define MODULE_LICENSE(_license) MODULE_INFO(license, _license)
-/* Author, ideally of form NAME <EMAIL>[, NAME <EMAIL>]*[ and NAME <EMAIL>] */
+/* Author, ideally of form NAME[, NAME]*[ and NAME] */
#define MODULE_AUTHOR(_author) MODULE_INFO(author, _author)
/* What your module does. */