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Subject[PATCH 3/9] checkpatch: widen implied comment detection to allow multiple stars
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Some people use double star '**' as a comment continuation, and start
comments with complete lines of stars. Widen the implied comment detection
to pick these up.

Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org>
---
scripts/checkpatch.pl | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index beae539..c28c20c 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1109,7 +1109,7 @@ sub process {
# is the start of a diff block and this line starts
# ' *' then it is very likely a comment.
if (!defined $edge &&
- $rawlines[$linenr] =~ m@^.\s* \*(?:\s|$)@)
+ $rawlines[$linenr] =~ m@^.\s*(?:\*\*+| \*)(?:\s|$)@)
{
$in_comment = 1;
}
--
1.6.0.2.711.gf1ba4


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