Re: [PATCH] checkpatch/SubmittingPatches: Suggest line wrapping commit messages at 72 columns

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Apr 01 2015 - 15:28:58 EST

On Wed, 2015-04-01 at 12:20 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:40:25 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Commit messages are sometimes overly long.
> > Suggest line wrapping at 72 columns.
> waah, I use 75 and this patch has ruined my life.

hmm... 1/4/15 or is it 4/1/15?

> Is there some way I can disable just this check without patching
> checkpatch? I suspect a lot of people will be interested in doing
> this ;)

You could s/72/75/. I won't care.

Using "./scripts/ --ignore=commit_log_long_line"
would work too.

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