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SubjectRe: [PATCH] scripts/checkpatch.pl: Add warnings for static char that could be static const char
On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 03:24:14PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 15:21, Joe Perches wrote:
> > Add warnings for possible missing const uses of
> >        static char foo[] = "bar"
> >    that could be
> >        static const char foo[] = "bar"
> > and
> >        static const char *foo[] = {"bar", "baz"}
> >    that could be
> >        static const char * const foo[] = {"bar", "baz"}
>
> guess you missed my last e-mail about not bothering checking the
> static or the contents :)
>
> > + if ($line =~ /\bconst\s+char\s*\*\s*(\w+)\s*\[\s*\]/) {
> -mike

Could you elucidate on that comment Mike, perhaps copy those comments
here.

-apw
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