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Date:	Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:11:56 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	apw@...onical.com, devel@...uxdriverproject.org,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
Subject: Re: Treewide frequency of various checkpatch messages

On Mon, 2014-03-10 at 12:33 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:48:50AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
[]
> > I've no strong opinion of the need to write code
> > like:
> > 
> > {
> >         u32 iterations = 0;
> > 
> >         while (arch_spin_is_locked(lock))
> >                 delay_backoff(iterations++);
> > }
> 
> I wonder if there's a way to "count" the size of the function, and only
> complain if it's longer than 4-5 lines long?

No, there's isn't really.
checkpatch works on patch hunks.
The function scope isn't necessarily visible.


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