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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] Add missing types to checkpatch.pl --list-types
On Sat, 02 Sep 2017 15:58:05 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-09-02 at 23:03 +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > Oh, btw, is there any purpose in listing a number in front of each
> > type?
>
> Not really. I did that because I wanted a header
> and because I had no idea how many of those types
> existed and I was too lazy to count.

Given the intended audience of the script, I think "| wc -l" is the way
to answer that question.

> > It makes it look like one can pass that number instead of the
> > type name, however it doesn't work, and I don't think it should as the
> > numbering isn't stable and could change with any update of the script.
>
> True.
>
> > Can't we simplify the output and simply print the list of type names?
>
> <shrug> If you want.

Patch coming.

--
Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support

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