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Date:	Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:34:21 -0700
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:	devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
	kernel-janitors <kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org>,
	kernelnewbies@...nelnewbies.org,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] reformat_with_checkpatch: Add automation to checkpatch

On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 06:40:16PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-07-11 at 18:34 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 06:21:27PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > A simple script to run checkpatch --fix for various types of
> > > of cleanups.
> > > 
> > > This script is useful primarily for staging.
> > > 
> > > This reformats code to a more CodingStyle conforming style,
> > > compiles it, verifies that the object code hasn't changed,
> > > and git commits it too.
> > 
> > And 'git commits' it?
> 
> The thought I had was to made it easier to
> submit "my first kernel patch" correctly.
> like that tuxradar article you wrote a few
> years ago.
> 
> http://www.tuxradar.com/content/newbies-guide-hacking-linux-kernel

Yeah, but it's good for people to actually understand the change they
are making, and edit it themselves.  Or at least I think so, but I know
others don't, so I don't mind this script.

thanks,

greg k-h
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