checkkpatch (in)sanity ?

From: Joe Perches
Date: Sat Aug 27 2016 - 16:41:18 EST

On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 01:26:35PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 12:46:51AM -0400, Levin, Alexander wrote:
>>    - Making checkpatch check for (some) of the stable kernel rules
>>    (and possibly recommend adding the stable@ tag in certain cases?).
>>      - Depends on: making checkpatch sane again.>This sounds interesting.  What do you mean by "sane"?

Sasha, can you expand your thoughts here please?

Most all of the trivial spacing stuff can easily be
ignored either by a human determining what's important
or by using command line options like --ignore=spacing