Re: [PATCH 1/1] Fixed to codestyle

From: Joe Perches
Date: Mon Dec 12 2016 - 15:50:50 EST

On Mon, 2016-12-12 at 14:41 -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 12/12/16 2:34 PM, Ozgur Karatas wrote:
> > Can you tell me the true code style? should use to (* uuid)?
> > I'm learn to new and I'm newbies :)
> Well, rule #1 for newbies is "code style patches aren't
> very useful, and usually are not welcomed by the project."

I'd amend that to

"newbies should only use checkpatch on files in drivers/staging/"

and are generally welcome to do exactly that in order to learn
how to submit patches appropriately before finding something
actually useful to change in other areas of the kernel.