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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Drop 80-character limit in checkpatch.pl
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    On Thursday 17 December 2009 04:14:37 pm Linus Torvalds wrote:
    >
    > On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Américo Wang wrote:
    > >
    > > 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.

    Examples? :)

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