Re: [Ksummit-2013-discuss] [PATCH] checkpatch: Add comment aboutupdating Documentation/CodingStyle
From: Joe Perches
Date: Mon Sep 02 2013 - 17:11:42 EST
On Mon, 2013-09-02 at 21:50 +0100, David Howells wrote:
> Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > There are many checkpatch rules (like semicolons) that
> > > are not in CodingStyle.
> > It's a rule of thumb, not a mandate. In *general*, checkpatch.pl should
> > not be enforcing style rules that aren't documented in CodingStyle.
> Except that it becomes a mandate when someone runs it automatically against
> every one of your patches and then sends you an email for each patch it finds
> a checkpatch niggle against...
I think that any robot sending such checkpatch-only
emails should be disabled.
I know of 2 email robots.
Fengguang Wu's very useful build robot
sends out emails on build failures.
I think that's great.
Wang Shilong <wangshilong1991@xxxxxxxxx>
sent me an automated checkpatch email I
thought was not useful.
Does anyone know of other checkpatch robots?
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