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Date:	Sat, 5 Jan 2008 22:24:53 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
To:	Theodore Tso <>
cc:	Paolo Ciarrocchi <>,
	Andi Kleen <>,
	Mathieu Segaud <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [Coding Style]: misc fixes for fs/ext{3,4}/acl.{c,h}

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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