Re: [PATCH v2 6/9] staging: rtl8192u: Fixing coding style issues

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Feb 15 2017 - 04:23:45 EST

On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 13:48 +0530, SIMRAN SINGHAL wrote:
> Joe, I am new to Linux kernel and just have basic knowledge of
> C and C++.
> For doing more than checkpatches I need to explore Linux kernel more,
> so please suggest me some tasks that help me in exploring
> Linux kernel, which helps me in building the better understanding of codes,
> which I am finding difficult to understand so that I can do more than
> just checkpatch.

Linux kernel isn't a great project to learn c/c++ as
it is a relatively old, complex project without a lo
of obvious defects.


Make sure you read the kernel newbies lists and the
kernel process help files in Documentation/process/.

In the drivers/staging directory tree are many TODO
files. Read some of them.

List of kernel related bugs to fix: