Re: checkpatch induced patches...

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 15:02:36 EST

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 7:36 PM, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 10:00:29AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
>> I'm half tempted to submit some patch like this to
>> make it difficult to use checkpatch on files outside
>> of drivers/staging.
>> o Only allow checkpatch to be used with the -f/--file
>> option for drivers/staging/
>> o Add an undocumented --force command line option
> Sure. We could try that. I once sent a patch to make -f generate a
> warning about not wasting people's time, but this is also ok.
>> o Make --strict the default for drivers/staging
> Ack.

FYI: We had already a heated debate on that topic.

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