[lkml]   [2010]   [Sep]   [2]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [RFC] Fix typos
    On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 17:16, Mike Frysinger <> wrote:
    > On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 16:08, Lucas De Marchi wrote:
    >> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 17:00, Randy Dunlap wrote:
    >>> It looks good for Documentation/.
    >>> And fixing typos is certainly something that we want to do in
    >>> user-visible messages, like printk strings.
    >> What about comments and code?
    > i think it's useful to fix typos in those things, but this would def
    > require a human to review things.  it might also be saner to start

    I agree. This is me :-)

    > with a whitelist of common typos (doesnt checkpatch have this ?)
    > rather than doing it against a dictionary.

    I'm running a script with a dictionary of common typos, not a "normal

    > for example, we've committed a few drivers that used "platfrom" in
    > their structure names when it should have been "platform".

    I didn't have this typo, but I can add it as well.


    Lucas De Marchi
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2010-09-02 22:27    [W:0.022 / U:2.320 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site