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Date:   Fri,  1 May 2020 16:11:31 -0700
From:   Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@...el.com>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@...el.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Andy Whitcroft <apw@...onical.com>,
        Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Subject: [PATCH] checkpatch: add NL_SET_ERR_MSG to 80 column exceptions

NL_SET_ERR_MSG and NL_SET_ERR_MSG_MOD are used to report extended error
responses about failure of a netlink command. These strings often end up
going over the 80-column limit. Just like logging messages, it is
preferred to leave the message all on a single line.

Add these to the exception list so that checkpatch.pl will no longer
complain about the long lines due to use of these macros.

Signed-off-by: Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@...el.com>
Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@...onical.com>
Cc: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
---
 scripts/checkpatch.pl | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index eac40f0abd56..5da3b06fbeaa 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -471,7 +471,8 @@ our $logFunctions = qr{(?x:
 	WARN(?:_RATELIMIT|_ONCE|)|
 	panic|
 	MODULE_[A-Z_]+|
-	seq_vprintf|seq_printf|seq_puts
+	seq_vprintf|seq_printf|seq_puts|
+	NL_SET_ERR_MSG(?:_MOD)?
 )};
 
 our $allocFunctions = qr{(?x:
-- 
2.25.2

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