Re: checkpatch: kill the bogus camelcase check
From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Apr 10 2013 - 10:36:07 EST
On Wed, 2013-04-10 at 14:26 +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> 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?
or maybe exclude drivers/scsi and include/scsi/
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