Re: Moratorium on coding style patches (was Re: [PATCH] include/linux/kernel.h: fixed coding style issues)
From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Dec 15 2016 - 12:03:49 EST
(Adding Greg KH)
On Thu, 2016-12-15 at 11:54 +0000, Måns Rullgård wrote:
> 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?
People actually use them. (well, some of them)