Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Improve CamelCase test for Page

From: Joe Perches
Date: Fri Feb 22 2013 - 18:06:42 EST

dOn Fri, 2013-02-22 at 15:57 -0700, Shuah Khan wrote:
> What are the guidelines on camelcase warnings on patches. A recent one
> I ran into is on a variable in a structure and fixing it would require
> changing the original variable.

The same as all other checkpatch warnings.
Ignore the ones you don't agree with.

Errors maybe should be fixed. You should be able
to ignore those too though.

> One would have to change a large portion of the code to fix it. In
> such cases, do we ignore this warning?


Taste is always author's choice.

Of course, lots of things depends on the upstream
path and files you chose to work on.

If you're working in drivers/net, most of these
warnings seem more likely to get patches that have
them rejected.

If you're working on drivers/scsi, it seems you
don't have to bother running checkpatch at all.

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