Re: [PATCH] drivers/scsi/arm/acornscsi.c: rename CONFIG_ACORNSCSI_CONSTANTS

From: Paul Bolle
Date: Tue Apr 28 2015 - 15:34:52 EST

Hi Valentin,

On Tue, 2015-04-28 at 21:26 +0200, Valentin Rothberg wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 9:10 PM, Paul Bolle <pebolle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Will the Erlangen bot still spot ACORNSCSI_CONSTANTS as a potential
> > issue?
> No, undertaker-checkpatch won't complain about this. There are
> thousands of such cases (i.e., without CONFIG_ prefix) around in the
> code (mostly #ifdef DEBUG). But most of them are intentionally dead
> or related to debugging, so they are ignored to avoid having false
> positives.

Well, in a few years time, once undertaker-checkpatch has stomped out
most of the faux Kconfig preprocessor checks, that might be an area to
cover too. Or is that issue, ie pointless preprocessor checks, harder
than one might naively think?


Paul Bolle

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