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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch: Check for quoted strings broken across lines
    On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 09:27:27PM -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
    > checkpatch already makes an exception to the 80-column rule for quoted
    > strings, and Documentation/CodingStyle recommends not splitting quoted
    > strings across lines, because it breaks the ability to grep for the
    > string. Rather than just permitting this, actively warn about quoted
    > strings split across lines.
    > v2: Add the "after open parenthesis" heuristic which almost completely
    > eliminates non-user-visible strings, leaving only 12 in the entire
    > kernel, versus thousands of correct matches. Change "breaks
    > greppability" to "breaks the ability to grep for the string".

    Sorry, forgot to change "PATCH" to "PATCHv2" in the subject.

    - Josh Triplett

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