Re: [PATCH] x86: Fix multiple coding style issues

From: Jeremiah Mahler
Date: Fri Dec 26 2014 - 13:02:21 EST


On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 11:09:53PM +0600, Alexander Kuleshov wrote:
> Hello Jeremiah,
> Thank you for feedback. It is my first patches to kernel, so i have a
> some little questions:
I recommend checking out Greg Kroah Hartman's presentation on submitting
your first patch. It has lots of good tips.

> > Jeremiah Mahler <jmmahler@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > Alexander,
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 06:38:59PM +0600, Alexander Kuleshov wrote:
> >
> > Your description needs to be more specific than just "coding style
> > fixes". What type of problems did you fix? How did you find them?
> >
> There are some lines which more than 80 chars, I found it with
> scripts/
> What is the best place to put this description? In commit message
> after first line?

Yes, just put that in the log message. The first line is the summary,
then a blank line, then the detailed log message. The summary line is
what ends up in the subject line of the email.

> > Jeremiah Mahler <jmmahler@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > If you are looking for things to fix I suggest looking in the
> > drivers/staging directory. There are lots of things that need to be
> > fixed in there.
> So i must make this patch for kernel/git/gregkh/staging.git and resend
> it again or just to add to this thread?
> Or i'm wrong?
You figured this out in your next message :)

> Thank you.

Glad I could help :)
- Jeremiah Mahler
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