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    SubjectRe: checkpatch, a patch checking script.
    On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 11:11:36AM -0500, Matt Mackall wrote:
    > > I'm all ears for additional regexps, bug reports or other suggestions.
    >
    > Neat.
    >
    > Does it check for:
    >
    > functions marked extern?
    > pulling in external functions or variables without a header file?
    > return used as a function, eg return(foo);?

    These sound a little more tricky than just dumb regexps.
    I don't want to expand this to a fullblown C parser (given
    that we have sparse which can do a better job), but I don't
    object to adding some extra code to give the searches more
    context.

    Dave

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