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Date:   Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:17:02 -0500
From:   Jeff King <peff@...f.net>
To:     Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Simon Sandström <simon@...anor.nu>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, git@...r.kernel.org,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Driver Project <devel@...uxdriverproject.org>
Subject: Re: git email From: parsing (was Re: [GIT PULL] Staging/IIO driver
 patches for 4.11-rc1)

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:04:44AM +0100, Greg KH wrote:

> > Poor Simon Sandström.
> > 
> > Funnily enough, this only exists for one commit. You've got several
> > other commits from Simon that get his name right.
> > 
> > What happened?
> 
> I don't know what happened, I used git for this, I don't use quilt for
> "normal" patches accepted into my trees anymore, only for stable kernel
> work.
> 
> So either the mail is malformed, or git couldn't figure it out, I've
> attached the original message below, and cc:ed the git mailing list.
> 
> Also, Simon emailed me after this was committed saying something went
> wrong, but I couldn't go back and rebase my tree.  Simon, did you ever
> figure out if something was odd on your end?
> 
> Git developers, any ideas?

The problem isn't on the applying end, but rather on the generating end.
The From header in the attached mbox is:

  From: =?us-ascii?B?PT9VVEYtOD9xP1NpbW9uPTIwU2FuZHN0cj1DMz1CNm0/PQ==?= <simon@...anor.nu>

If you de-base64 that, you get:

  =?UTF-8?q?Simon=20Sandstr=C3=B6m?=

So something double-encoded it before it got to your mbox.

-Peff

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