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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/10] Fs: ext4: namei: fixed file of checkpatch/pl warnings and errors
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    On Sun, 2010-09-26 at 14:23 -0400, Ted Ts'o wrote:
    > On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 08:36:34AM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
    > >
    > > BTW I wouldn't trust checkpatch so blindly. Also keep in mind checkpatch
    > > is only a tool and that maintainers have full authority to ignore the
    > > problems (or "problems") it spews.
    >
    > I'm beginning to think we need to have an entry in the kernel newbie's
    > FAQ warning people that the output of various scripts such as
    > checkpatch and get_maintainer are not authoratative, and are
    > hueristics intended to be supplemented by human intelligence.

    It would actually be quite useful to add a warning in kernelnewbies
    about this, some people tend to get too carried away :)

    Davidlohr
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    > - TEd
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