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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:34:22 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Himangi Saraogi <>
Cc:	Julia Lawall <>,
	Gilles Muller <>,
	Nicolas Palix <>,
	Michal Marek <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Coccinelle: Script to drop parenthesis in the return

On Thu, 2014-06-19 at 21:59 +0530, Himangi Saraogi wrote:
> This script detects the use of a parenthesis around return value ot the
> return statements and removes them as they are unnecessary and against
> the CodingStyle. A new directory called checkpatch is added for semantic
> patches that just make patches for what checkpatch does. This will help
> developers having checkpatch problems, to run the semantic patches in this
> directory on their code and fix some of them automatically.

checkpatch already has --fix and --fix-inplace options that
do something similar.

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