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SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch.pl: add union and struct to the exceptions list
On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 17:46:00 +0100
Stefani Seibold <stefani@seibold.net> wrote:

> This patch add the struct and union keywords to the exceptions list of
> the checkpatch.pl script, to prevent error message "Macros with multiple
> statements should be enclosed in a do - while loop". Otherwise it is not
> possible to build a struct or union with a macro.
>
> Signed-off-by: Stefani Seibold <stefani@seibold.net>
> ---
> checkpatch.pl | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> --- linux-2.6.33-rc2.orig/scripts/checkpatch.pl 2009-12-03 04:51:21.000000000 +0100
> +++ linux-2.6.33-rc2.new/scripts/checkpatch.pl 2010-01-06 17:35:29.747634447 +0100
> @@ -2348,6 +2348,8 @@ sub process {
> DECLARE_PER_CPU|
> DEFINE_PER_CPU|
> __typeof__\(|
> + union|
> + struct|
> \.$Ident\s*=\s*|
> ^\"|\"$
> }x;

hm. Perhaps it would help if you could provide a snippet of code which
triggers the incorrect warning?



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