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SubjectRe: Merging of completely unreviewed drivers
Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> writes:
>
>> I'm personally of the opinion that a lot of checkpatch "fixes" are
>> anything but. That mainly concerns fixing overlong lines
>
> Perhaps we should increase line length limit, 132 should be fine.

I think checkpatch is useful, but I've agreed from the beginning that
the line length complaint is completely silly.

If a driver is full of lines of length >80, that's a problem. If it's
just a few, that's more of a developer decision based on the individual
line of code.

Jeff






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