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Date:	Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:06:36 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Greg KH <>
	kernel-janitors <>,
	LKML <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Dan Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] reformat_with_checkpatch: Add automation to checkpatch

On Sat, 2014-07-12 at 12:28 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 11:29:37AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > 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.
> Oh I agree, I don't want to see Lindent, but maybe, if the patch adds
> checkpatch warnings, it should be at least "flagged" as maybe a problem?

The script I submitted does run checkpatch
before any commit is done.

> Would you want to be on the receiving end of this patch script?

You might have noticed I don't have a

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