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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kernel/module.c has something to hide. (whitespace cleanup)
Jesper Juhl wrote:
> On Tue, 10 May 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
>>Jesper Juhl <juhl-lkml@dif.dk> wrote:
>>
>>>[...]
>>> Ohh, and I'd be submitting all the patches to you Andrew, not individual
>>> maintainers/authors..
>>
>>That should be OK - you can test that the .o files have the same `size'
>>output before-and-after.
>>
>>[...]
>
> Ok, will do.

Just a small sugestion: do a sha (or md5sum, or whatever hash function
you prefer) to vmlinux before and after applying the patches.

If all is well, it shouldn't change (since this is just whitespace
cleanup), and it is a little more robust than just checking the size.

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