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SubjectRe: checkpatch problem
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On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 19:15 +0100, David Howells wrote:
> The problem is that the second matcher (looking for " to \\n) matches on more
> than just the logfunction line. Instrumenting the code supplied by your patch
> thusly:
[]
> I suspect checkpatch doesn't handle #defines correctly, and goes beyond their
> end looking for a semicolon.

Hi David.

Exactly right. Andy has a version in his testing directory
that fixes this #define run-on block and speeds up checkpatch
runtime rather a lot for certain files like .h files that have
nothing but #defines.

Try applying my patch to this newer version:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/apw/checkpatch/checkpatch.pl-testing



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