Re: Checkpatch Feature Idea: Search directory for files with errors and warnings with -d argument

From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Jul 15 2014 - 23:39:10 EST

On Tue, 2014-07-15 at 22:50 -0400, Nick Krause wrote:
> I may have not found it myself but if it doesn't exist can we write a
> feature for checkpatch to be able to recursively
> search a directory structure with a -d argument in order to make it
> easier to search larger directories for files that still
> need cleanup for files having kernel coding style issues.

xargs already works fine.

git ls-files <dir>/*.[ch] | xargs ./scripts/ -f

I suggest you only use anything like this
on staging directories.

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