Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Minimize checkpatch induced patches...

From: Christian Borntraeger
Date: Wed Sep 14 2016 - 14:17:52 EST

On 09/14/2016 08:06 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Wed, 2016-09-14 at 19:56 +0200, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
>> This will certainly help to reduce the noise. On the other hand I remember Linus
>> saying something along the line that he does not like the -f parameter (and he
>> prefers to set this automatically). So while I like the approach I am not happy
>> enough to ack right now - still looking for a better alternative :-/
> Linus likely hasn't used checkpatch in a decade or so.
> Taste and judgment can't be scripted anyway.
> Let me know if you find an alternative.

You know what.
with some additional writing like
"Existing code outside staging is not supposed to be "fixed" to match checkpatch.
Please do not send checkpatch initiated patches for those files"
near the newly created warn

Acked-by: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@xxxxxxxxxx>

Feel free to improve my sentence to something proper.