Re: checkpatch induced patches...
From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Feb 11 2015 - 15:20:36 EST
On Wed, 2015-02-11 at 21:02 +0100, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> 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.
Yeah, I remember.
It's always a pleasure to chat with Borislav.
This is basically a patch that implements my suggestion
in that thread.
I wonder if the undocumented --force option is acceptable
to Pavel and Kalle.
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