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Date:   Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:12:11 -0800
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Arushi Singhal <arushisinghal19971997@...il.com>,
        arnaud.patard@...-net.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        devel@...verdev.osuosl.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        outreachy-kernel@...glegroups.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] staging: xgifb: correct the multiple line dereference

On Sun, 2017-02-26 at 21:23 +0530, Arushi Singhal wrote:
> Error was reported by checkpatch.pl as "Avoid multiple line
> dereference".And If there is boolean operator then it is 
> fixed by Splitting line at boolean operator to satisfy coding 
> style.
[]
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/xgifb/XGI_main_26.c b/drivers/staging/xgifb/XGI_main_26.c
[]
> @@ -878,30 +878,18 @@ static void XGIfb_post_setmode(struct xgifb_video_info *xgifb_info)
> 
[]
>  				xgifb_reg_set(
> -					XGIPART2,
> -					0x37,
> -					(XGI_TV_filter[filter_tb].
> -						filter[filter][2]));
> +					XGIPART2, 0x35, f[0]);
> +			        xgifb_reg_set(
> +					XGIPART2, 0x36, f[1]);
> +			        xgifb_reg_set(
> +					XGIPART2, 0x37, f[2]);

0        1         2         3         4         5         6         7         8
12345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890

				xgifb_reg_set(XGIPART2, 0x37, f[2]);

All of these fit nicely on a single line and you should
submit patches that make the most sense and do not need
revision when reformatting.

Please reformat all instances as above and resubmit.

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