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SubjectRe: */ in string confuses checkpatch.pl
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Hello.

Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> Ok, I can see whats happened here. Most of these \'s are extraneous.
> Without those I can reproduce this. Its a bug in the 'comment is open
> at the start of hunk' detection. I think I have updated this heuristic
> to cope wit this. Could you try your original patch (I assume there was
> one) with the version below:
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/apw/checkpatch/checkpatch.pl-testing
>
> Thanks for your report.
>
> -apw
>
It solved this problem.

By the way, I'm using checkpatch.pl for checking userland application.
It would be convenient if there is a option that omits some checks like
'# check for external initialisers.' and '# check for static initialisers.'

Thank you.


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