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Date:   Sun, 25 Dec 2016 22:34:54 +0000
From:   Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...23.retrosnub.co.uk>
To:     Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk>,
        Scott Matheina <scott@...heina.com>
CC:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@...afoo.de>,
        Michael Hennerich <Michael.Hennerich@...log.com>,
        Jonathan Cameron <jic23@...nel.org>,
        Hartmut Knaack <knaack.h@....de>,
        Peter Meerwald-Stadler <pmeerw@...erw.net>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        linux-iio@...r.kernel.org, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org
Subject: Re: [PATCHv4 2/8] Fixed variables not being consistently lower case



On 25 December 2016 20:14:09 GMT+00:00, Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk> wrote:
>On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 01:41:06PM -0600, Scott Matheina wrote:
>> Across the file, variables were sometimes upper case, some times
>> lower case, this fix addresses a few of the instances with this
>> inconsistency.
>
>NAK.  Go learn C and don't come back until you've done that.  If
>somebody
>has told you that you can contribute without knowing the language,
>they'd
>lied - you really can't.  And I would *STRONGLY* recommend to stay away
>from drivers/staging while you are learning C - it's like trying to use
>a public restroom wall as a sex-ed textbook.

Please can we keep things polite.

Jonathan
>
>While we are at it, it might be a good idea to check if the kernel
>builds after your changes and see what errors are produced.

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