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SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch: Add check for too short Kconfig descriptions
Am 24.03.2010 14:39 schrieb Andi Kleen:
>> - -+ WARN("please write a paragraph that describes the config symbol fully\n" . $herecurr) if ($length < 4);
>> ++ WARN("Less than four lines of help text -- consider adding more detail\n" . $herecurr) if ($length < 4);
>
> I don't want to give the number, because that just tempts people
> to "game" the rule. Ideally they should just use as many lines
> as needed, not just four.

You're working against people instead of with them.
IMHO that is never a good idea.

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