Re: Moratorium on coding style patches (was Re: [PATCH] include/linux/kernel.h: fixed coding style issues)

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Thu Dec 15 2016 - 06:55:16 EST

Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Wed, 2016-12-14 at 18:13 +0000, Måns Rullgård wrote:
>> Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > I call for a tree wide moratorium on pure coding style changes.
> []
>> I'd relax this slightly and say don't do style
>> patches unless as a prelude to some real work.
> And exclude drivers/staging

I wouldn't mind seeing staging deleted. What makes those drivers so
special that they deserve to be included in the main tree without
meeting even the most basic of standards normally required?

Måns Rullgård