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SubjectRe: Checkpatch false positive?
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On Sun, 2008-08-03 at 23:18 +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 09:51:02PM -0700, Matthew Helsley wrote:
> > Hello checkpatch.pl maintainers,
> >
> > I'm adding a new thread flag and I get this apparent checkpatch false
> > positive:
> >
> >
> > ERROR: do not modify files in include/asm, change architecture specific files in include/asm-<architecture>
> > #36: +++ linux-2.6.27-rc1-mm1/arch/sparc/include/asm/thread_info_32.h
> >
> > ERROR: do not modify files in include/asm, change architecture specific files in include/asm-<architecture>
> > #63: +++ linux-2.6.27-rc1-mm1/arch/sparc/include/asm/thread_info_64.h
> >
> > ERROR: do not modify files in include/asm, change architecture specific files in include/asm-<architecture>
> > #289: +++ linux-2.6.27-rc1-mm1/arch/parisc/include/asm/thread_info.h
> >
> > patches/0001-Container-Freezer-Add-TIF_FREEZE-flag-to-all-archit.patch total: 3 errors, 0 warnings, 214 lines checked
> >
> > patches/0001-Container-Freezer-Add-TIF_FREEZE-flag-to-all-archit.patch has style problems, please review. If any of these errors
> > are false positives report them to the maintainer, see
> > CHECKPATCH in MAINTAINERS.
> >
> >
> > Which happens for every arch where the file has been moved under the
> > arch/ directory (sparc and parisc so far). Should this check for
> > arch/<foo>/include/asm before giving an ERROR? Should
> > arch/<foo>/include/asm only trigger a WARNING in this case?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -Matt Helsley
>
> Yes, that check isn't very well anchored. I've tightened that up in the
> latest version. Could you check your patch with the latest testing
> version for me:
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/apw/checkpatch/checkpatch.pl-testing
>
> -apw

Output looks good:

patches/0001-Container-Freezer-Add-TIF_FREEZE-flag-to-all-archit.patch
total: 0 errors, 0 warnings, 152 lines checked

patches/0001-Container-Freezer-Add-TIF_FREEZE-flag-to-all-archit.patch
has no obvious style problems and is ready for submission.


Thanks!

Cheers,
-Matt Helsley



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