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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers: Conversions from kmalloc+memset tok(z|c)alloc.
    Pekka J Enberg wrote:
    > At least Andrew seems to prefer cleaning up in the same patch. Anyway, I
    > don't think Jeff meant that you shouldn't do any cleanups, but that you
    > should try to respect the existing style as much possible.

    First and foremost, respect that the Linux sources need to have a
    minimum level of stylistic uniformity.

    > There are
    > things that are almost generally agreed upon, such as removal of redundant
    > typecasts, redundant wrappers, and moving assignment out of if statement
    > expression. Formatting and the dreaded sizeof thing, however,
    > are not, so it is best to keep them as-is.

    Contributors can't know what the (supposed) _agreements_ are.

    Contributors can only know what the _documented conventions_ are.
    Stefan Richter
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