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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch.pl: allow piping
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    On Fre, 2008-01-11 at 01:30 -0800, Daniel Walker wrote:
    > On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 10:23 +0100, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
    > > On Fre, 2008-01-11 at 10:21 +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
    > > > On 01/11/2008 10:17 AM, Daniel Walker wrote:
    > > > > On Fri, 2008-01-11 at 09:52 +0100, Jiri Slaby wrote:
    > > > >> On 01/11/2008 05:10 AM, Daniel Walker wrote:
    [...]
    > > > > I was using it to do something like the following ,
    > > > >
    > > > > git show 9914cad54c79d0b89b1f066c0894f00e1344131c
    > > | ./scripts/checkpatch.pl
    > > >
    > > > Ok, and if you add a - there, it should have the same effect, but
    > > for free,
    > > > doesn't it:
    > > > git show 9914cad54c79d0b89b1f066c0894f00e1344131c
    > > | ./scripts/checkpatch.pl -
    > >
    > > JftSoC:
    > > git show 9914cad54c79d0b89b1f066c0894f00e1344131c
    > > | ./scripts/checkpatch.pl /dev/stdin
    > > (and there a a few others) should also do the trick.
    >
    > Not a particularly attractive command line .. Might still be a good idea

    Might be.
    But it works for (almost?) all programs (which do not need seekable
    input) which absolutely want the input file specified by a parameter.
    And if it's an proprietary program, you can't even patch it.

    > to add this since these two forms alluded me, and are likely to allude
    > people new to unix all together (who is more likely to be using this
    > particular tool)..

    Bernd
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