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Date:   Sat, 02 Sep 2017 15:58:05 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Jean Delvare <jdelvare@...e.de>
Cc:     Andy Whitcroft <apw@...onical.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Add missing types to checkpatch.pl --list-types

On Sat, 2017-09-02 at 23:03 +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Oh, btw, is there any purpose in listing a number in front of each
> type?

Not really.  I did that because I wanted a header
and because I had no idea how many of those types
existed and I was too lazy to count.

> It makes it look like one can pass that number instead of the
> type name, however it doesn't work, and I don't think it should as the
> numbering isn't stable and could change with any update of the script.

True.

> Can't we simplify the output and simply print the list of type names?

<shrug>  If you want.

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