Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: accept longer commit description lines

From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Sep 10 2020 - 11:35:52 EST

On Thu, 2020-09-10 at 23:32 +0900, Tetsuo Handa wrote:
> Given that commit bdc48fa11e46f867 ("checkpatch/coding-style: deprecate
> 80-column warning") was introduced because nowadays most of us are using
> screens that can print more than 100 columns, most of us will be also
> using mail clients that can print more than 100 columns. Since 75 chars
> limit for commit description lines is sometimes inconvenient for obeying
> 'commit <12+ chars of sha1> ("<title line>")' style or embedding URLs,
> loosen the limit by 20 chars.

My inclination ks to say thanks, but no thanks.

My standard terminal window is a different width than
my standard editing window.