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Date:	Sat, 5 Jan 2008 22:24:53 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@...putergmbh.de>
To:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....edu>
cc:	Paolo Ciarrocchi <paolo.ciarrocchi@...il.com>,
	Andi Kleen <andi@...stfloor.org>,
	Mathieu Segaud <mathieu.segaud@...ala.cx>,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [Coding Style]: misc fixes for fs/ext{3,4}/acl.{c,h}
 from checkpatch.pl


On Jan 4 2008 19:39, Theodore Tso wrote:
>On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 01:12:44AM +0100, Paolo Ciarrocchi wrote:
>
>But because running some kind of mechanical script and fixing up the
>problems is relatively mindless, it doesn't *add* anything.  Only the
>maintainer knows when it is a reasonably convenient time to fix all of
>the problems, or when to fix portions of the code that is being
>reworked anyway --- and the maintainer can just run the script by
>himself, for himself.

I have to agree. Best use of checkpatch is right before submitting, uh,
a patch actually. The option that makes it work on non-patch files
should be, hm, hidden or removed.

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