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Date:	Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:30:37 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Andrew Morton <>
Cc:	Thomas Gleixner <>, roel <>,
	lkml <>,
	Andy Whitcroft <>,
	Randy Dunlap <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] spin_lock_unlocked cleanups

* Andrew Morton <> wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:17:30 +0200 Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:
> > can we please add this to ? 
> > 
> > > -spinlock_t bpci_lock = SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED;
> > > +DEFINE_SPINLOCK(bpci_lock);
> That check is already in checkpatch.  Problem is that hardly anyone 
> runs the thing.

i automatically run it for every patch i submit or push out via git.

> I think we're ready to wire checkpatch up to a email robot which 
> monitors the mailing lists and sends people nastygrams.  I bet that'll 
> be popular ;)

heh ;-) It could be automated for patches that are sent out with a 
Signed-off-by [or a Reviewed-by] line. If you send a SoB patch that is 
broken, prepare to get a nastygram. (Initially i'd suggest the nastygram 
to Cc: to a different email list, not lkml.)

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