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Date:   Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:21:53 +0200
From:   Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>
To:     Arushi Singhal <arushisinghal19971997@...il.com>
Cc:     Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@...ckhole.kfki.hu>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org, coreteam@...filter.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        outreachy-kernel@...glegroups.com
Subject: Re: [Outreachy kernel] Re: [PATCH] net: netfilter: Remove multiple
 assignment.

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:48:41PM +0530, Arushi Singhal wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 5:38 PM, Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 06:19:47PM +0530, Arushi Singhal wrote:
> > > This patch removes multiple assignments.
> > > Done using coccinelle.
> > > @@
> > > identifier i1,i2;
> > > constant c;
> > > @@
> > > - i1=i2=c;
> > > + i1=c;
> > > + i2=c;
> >
> > You have to explain why this is bad.
> >
> 
> It is against the kernel coding style and we have to avoid multiple
> assignments to make the code more readable.
> This error is found using Checkpatch.pl script.

Then, please place this information in your patch description.

Thanks!

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