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Date:	Sun, 30 Mar 2014 13:43:35 +0300
From:	Dan Carpenter <>
To:	Joe Perches <>
Cc:	Jérôme Pinot <>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	David Miller <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] staging/ozwpan: coding style ether_addr_copy

On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 06:23:26PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sun, 2014-03-30 at 02:29 +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> > These days in the kernel we treat and GCC
> > warnings the same so it sucks when they are something conditional.
> Treating checkpatch messages like gcc compilation warnings
> and failures has got to change.
> There is _no way_ checkpatch can have no false positives.

We could argue back and forth, but for now lets just revert the
ether_addr_copy() check because people ignore the alignement requirement
and it just encourages people to introduce bugs.

dan carpenter

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