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SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch: do not test/warn of leading whitespace before signature tags
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On Thu, 2011-08-18 at 01:43 -0700, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> I understand what your saying, and I think that your suggestion about
> possibly implementing a "--input=git" option to checkpatch.pl might be a
> happy middle ground to resolve the numerous false warnings this check
> produces.

As far as I can tell, --ignore= suffices.

If you really want to use checkpatch for checking
already committed patches, maybe you should not
use git log but use git format-patch instead.

$ git format-patch -1 --stdout | ./scripts/checkpatch.pl -
That works without any problems.



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