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Date:   Sat, 2 Oct 2021 14:42:54 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     Miguel Ojeda <>
Cc:     Joe Perches <>,
        Greg KH <>,
        Nick Desaulniers <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Miguel Ojeda <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,
        Randy Dunlap <>,
        Alexey Dobriyan <>,
        Rasmus Villemoes <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        linux-kernel <>,
        Linux Doc Mailing List <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] docs: Explain the desired position of function

On Sat, Oct 02, 2021 at 06:27:02PM +0200, Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2021 at 5:22 PM Joe Perches <> wrote:
> >
> > If automated scripts exist to change all the code to that new
> > 'one true way', it wouldn't be applied.
> I think nobody is saying we should reformat all code at once, just
> that agreeing on a given style allows us to eventually automate it (it
> also makes humans more likely to be consistent).

I just want to know what style to use to not have it NAKed by Linus. ;)

But yeah, it might be nice to do style checking against the kernel some
day. We have a lot of weird stuff in here, though! *slaps roof of kernel*

Kees Cook

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