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SubjectRe: get_maintainer.pl sends bogus addresses to git send-email
On Tue, Apr 07, 2020 at 05:40:46PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:

> For me sending patches via git send-email fails because email address
> conversion is failing. Something appends a ')' to x86/lkml@kernel.org.
> I suspect the double '))' in MAINTAINERS is confusing the command.
> I tried to send the trivial patch from v5.0 and v5.6 tag.
>
> Is this a failure in ./scripts/get_maintainer.pl,
> or is this something git does internally?
> I'm sure others use such command on a daily basis, so likely something on
> my end became broken at some point in the past.

It's a bug in send-email's hand-rolled address parser, which was fixed
in bd869f67b9 (send-email: add and use a local copy of Mail::Address,
2018-01-05). Upgrade to Git v2.17.0 or newer.

-Peff

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