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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Drop 80-character limit in checkpatch.pl


    On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Américo Wang wrote:
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    > I like this patch, this is actually what I wanted to do.

    I have nothing against a switch, but it had better default to off.

    The whole 80-char limit is insane. It results in insane "fixes". Just
    about every time somebody "improves" a patch due to the warning, the
    result is worse than the original patch.

    Linus
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