Re: [PATCH] sound: pci: ctxfi: fix broken user-visible string

From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Tue Aug 26 2014 - 08:32:11 EST

At Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:52:14 +0530,
Sudip Mukherjee wrote:
> fixed broken user visible strings

This text just repeats what the summary line says. Instead, you
should write *why* the patch is needed. Ditto for the previous

> Signed-off-by: Sudip Mukherjee <sudip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> I am not exactly sure about the patch as some lines after fixing has crossed the limit of 80 characters.
> But the coding style says :
> "never break user-visible strings such as printk messages, because that breaks the ability to grep for them"

Right, the 80 chars rule can be a guideline, it doesn't always force
the codes to fit within. A long message string is clearly such a

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