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SubjectRe: [PATCH] update checkpatch.pl to version 0.10
Hi Andy,

On 9/28/07, Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org> wrote:
> That is unfair. Every time we discuss it I state that I disagree that
> hiding mostly useful tests is a good thing. I would love the tests to
> be 100% accurate, but if I removed all the tests that can false positive
> I would literally have none. There is a balance to be struck and we
> have significantly different ideas on where the balance is.

Are you disagreeing with the numbers Ingo posted? 25,000 false
positives for the kernel is beyond silly... Existing conventions
should matter a lot and the default configuration for a static code
checker should really be 100%. So why not hide the potentially useful
warnings under -Wtoo-strict or similar command line option?
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