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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Drop 80-character limit in checkpatch.pl


On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
>
> Examples? :)

They're typically things like this:

- ret = sscanf (buf, "0x%lx - 0x%lx", &start_addr, &end_addr);
+ ret = sscanf(buf, "0x%lx - 0x%lx", &start_addr,
+ &end_addr);

ie a line-break that is just annoying and makes the code harder to read
rather than easier.

Linus


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