Re: [PATCH] reformat_with_checkpatch: Add automation to checkpatch
From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Jul 11 2014 - 22:29:58 EST
On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 06:40:16PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-07-11 at 18:34 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 06:21:27PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > A simple script to run checkpatch --fix for various types of
> > > of cleanups.
> > >
> > > This script is useful primarily for staging.
> > >
> > > This reformats code to a more CodingStyle conforming style,
> > > compiles it, verifies that the object code hasn't changed,
> > > and git commits it too.
> > And 'git commits' it?
> The thought I had was to made it easier to
> submit "my first kernel patch" correctly.
> like that tuxradar article you wrote a few
> years ago.
Yeah, but it's good for people to actually understand the change they
are making, and edit it themselves. Or at least I think so, but I know
others don't, so I don't mind this script.
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