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Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2023 09:53:03 +0800
From: Philip Li <>
To: Jakub Kicinski <>
CC: "Nambiar, Amritha" <>,
	<>, kernel test robot <>,
	<>, <>
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH v5 01/10] netdev-genl: spec: Extend netdev
 netlink spec in YAML for queue

On Fri, Oct 20, 2023 at 03:05:57PM -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Oct 2023 13:26:38 -0700 Nambiar, Amritha wrote:
> > > WARNING:SPACING: space prohibited between function name and open parenthesis '('
> > > #547: FILE: tools/net/ynl/generated/netdev-user.h:181:
> > > +	struct netdev_queue_get_rsp obj __attribute__ ((aligned (8)));
> > 
> > Looks like the series is in "Changes Requested" state following these 
> > warnings. Is there any recommendation for warnings on generated code? I 
> > see similar issues on existing code in the generated file.
> Yes, ignore this one. I'll post a change to the codegen.
> The warning on patch 3 is legit, right?
> kernel test bot folks, please be careful with the checkpatch warnings.

Thanks Jakub, we will be very careful and continuously monitor the
reports and feedbacks to filter unnecessary warnings/errors from

> Some of them are bogus. TBH I'm not sure how much value running
> checkpatch in the bot adds. It's really trivial to run for the

It is found there're quite some checkpatch related fix commits on
mainline. Thus the bot wants to extend the coverage and do shift
left testing on developer repos and mailing list patches.

But as you mentioned above, we will take furture care to the output
of checkpatch to be conservative for the reporting.

> maintainers when applying patches.

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