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Date:	Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:29:37 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
Cc:	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>,
	devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
	kernel-janitors <kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org>,
	kernelnewbies@...nelnewbies.org,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] reformat_with_checkpatch: Add automation to checkpatch

On Sat, 2014-07-12 at 10:55 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> Yes, the warnings are all due to line-length, but Joe, you shouldn't add
> a patch that causes more checkpatch warnings than before :)

Yeah, that was intentional though.

This script does a series of relatively discrete changes.

Lindent would more or less work, but it's _horrible_ at
wrapping overlong lines and merges all types of changes
together.

For now, people are probably better at line wrapping in
an acceptable way.

> While I always want to see more developers get involved with kernel
> development, there should be a minimum barrier to entry.  And that
> barrier is the knowledge of the C language, and knowledge of how to edit
> a text file, and use git.  This script takes that barrier away, for
> whitespace cleanups, with not much real use overall.
> 
> So, I'll keep my local copy of this script now, just to have fun with at
> times when I'm bored.  But I don't think it should be merged, as-is.

Dunno, I still think it's useful.

Maybe when you get new code, you might run it through a
script like this before committing it.


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