Re: checkpatch: support deprecated terms checking

From: Joe Perches
Date: Sat Jul 25 2020 - 12:41:18 EST

On Sat, 2020-07-25 at 15:02 +0200, MichaÅ MirosÅaw wrote:
> Hello,
> I see that this patch went into next and is already inciting people to
> do wrong things [1]. Can you please fix it to require '--subjective'
> switch or otherwise mark it clearly as suggestion-only?
> The coding-style as in Linus' master says about *NEW* uses of the words
> listed (those introductions I expect to be actually rare) and not about
> existing use in the code or industry. Making a noise about all uses
> found surely will generate a lot more irrelevant patches.
> [1]

I was never a big fan of this change.

Andrew, can you revert this please?