Re: checkpatch: kill the bogus camelcase check

From: Andy Whitcroft
Date: Wed Apr 10 2013 - 09:26:43 EST

On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 02:50:54PM -0700, James Bottomley wrote:
> It's making checkpatch unusable on most drivers because it's spewing
> tons of bogus warnings. The problem is the assumption that studly caps
> is always wrong: it isn't if the variables are named after the various
> conventions in the hardware programming guides (which are usually
> written by Microsoft people).
> In order to encourage people to use checkpatch, it has to be *useful* it
> can't stray too far into dogmatic things like this that are essentially
> unfixable by most people who submit patches.
> Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <JBottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Joe, perhaps this could become a strict check?

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