Re: [PATCH] printk: Remove no longer used second struct cont

From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Dec 15 2016 - 20:57:28 EST

On Thu, 2016-12-15 at 17:50 -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Sergey Senozhatsky
> <> wrote:
> >
> > basically I'm talking about a bunch of 80-cols fixups.
> Please don't.
> Nobody uses a vt100 terminal any more. The 80-column wrapping is
> excessive, and makes things like "grep" not work as well.
> No, we still don't want excessively long lines, but that's generally
> mainly because
> (a) we don't want to have excessively _complicated_ lines
> (b) we don't want to have excessively deep indentation (so if line
> length is due to 4+ levels of indentation, that's usually the primary
> problem).
> (c) email quoting gets iffier and uglier, so short lines always are
> preferred if possible
> but in general, aside from those concerns, a long legible line is
> generally preferred over just adding line breaks for the very
> _occasional_ line.
> At the 100-column mark you almost have to break, because at that point
> people may start to be actually limited by their displays, but 80
> columns generally isn't it.
> In fact, I thought we already upped the check-patch limit to 100?

Nope, CodingStyle neither.

Last time I tried was awhile ago.