Re: [PATCH 2/2] checkpatch: Add ability to insert and delete lines to patch/file

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 17:24:19 EST

On Tue, 2014-07-08 at 14:07 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Jul 2014 13:57:44 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I've suggested Lindent be removed from the tree.
> >
> Maybe it's fixable, dunno - I don't recall ever seeing anyone get down
> and poke at it. Of course, indent itself is open source...

As open source projects go, indent is pretty dead.

indent's been looking hopelessly/helplessly for a
new maintainer for a long time.

I think the last time Lindent as run over any bit
of kernel code was when Linus made a mess of the
reiserfs code.

It was setup reasonably well for 132 columns, but
Lindent made it unreadable with all sorts of
= func(

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