Re: [PATCH 1/4] treewide: convert ISO_8859-1 text comments to utf-8
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Jul 24 2018 - 20:55:39 EST
On Tue, 24 Jul 2018 17:13:20 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2018-07-24 at 14:00 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:13:25 +0200 Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Almost all files in the kernel are either plain text or UTF-8
> > > encoded. A couple however are ISO_8859-1, usually just a few
> > > characters in a C comments, for historic reasons.
> > > This converts them all to UTF-8 for consistency.
> > Will we be getting a checkpatch rule to keep things this way?
> How would that be done?
I'm using this, seems to work.
if ! file $p | grep -q -P ", ASCII text|, UTF-8 Unicode text"
echo $p: weird charset