Re: [PATCH 0/4] treewide: Add 'fallthrough' pseudo-keyword

From: Miguel Ojeda
Date: Fri Oct 11 2019 - 14:01:58 EST

Hi Linus,

On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 5, 2019 at 9:46 AM Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Add 'fallthrough' pseudo-keyword to enable the removal of comments
> > like '/* fallthrough */'.
> I applied patches 1-3 to my tree just to make it easier for people to
> start doing this. Maybe some people want to do the conversion on their
> own subsystem rather than with a global script, but even if not, this
> looks better as a "prepare for the future" series and I feel that if
> we're doing the "fallthrough" thing eventually, the sooner we do the
> prepwork the better.
> I'm a tiny bit worried that the actual conversion is just going to
> cause lots of pain for the stable people, but I'll not worry about it
> _too_ much. If the stable people decide that it's too painful for them
> to deal with the comment vs keyword model, they may want to backport
> these three patches too.

I was waiting for a v2 series to pick it up given we had some pending changes...