Re: [PATCH] kernel: acctc.c: Fixed else if not generally userful after a break or return warning

From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Sep 25 2014 - 01:05:54 EST

On Thu, 2014-09-25 at 06:00 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> It's not you, it's plus the fairly common tendency to give
> that thing a lot more respect than it deserves...
> Basically, it's OK as a tool that draws ones attention to a subset of
> code that might or might not be worth looking at; it gives both false
> positives and false negatives and as long as there's not too much of those,
> it's useful. Provided that it does *not* replace one's taste. I.e. "hey,
> it points to these lines; let's take a look, some of those might be
> worth some attention", rather than "The Most Holy Oracle Has Spoken;
> Do What It Says".

Just so.

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