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SubjectRe: checkpatch, a patch checking script.
On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 23:08:05 -0400 Dave Jones wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 25, 2007 at 08:02:07PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> > > Yep, I was going to mention your scripts but you beat me to it.
> > >
> > > I'll be glad to help maintain such animals if wanted.
> > >
> > wanted ;)
> >
> > At least, it would be interesting to investigate the usefulness. I suspect
> > it will prove to be very useful for the little things.
>
> Randy and I got together and hashed out a first cut at this.
> (Randy actually gutted quite a lot of what I originally wrote, so deserves
> much kudos for improving this beyond my initial crappy version).
> You can find the script at http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/checkpatch/
> There's also a git clonable tree there (only http right now).

FYI, checkpatch.pl Version 003 is now available at the URL above.


> http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/checkpatch/example.log shows
> what fell out of running it on my mbox of lkml from the past month.
> Some of them are kinda noisy, and perhaps should be moved under --pedantic
>
> I'm all ears for additional regexps, bug reports or other suggestions.
>
> Before wiring this up to a procmail rule to scan every patch, I think it's
> probably a better idea to flesh it out a bit more.


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~Randy
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