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SubjectRe: [PATCH 10/10] Fs: ext4: namei: fixed file of checkpatch/pl warnings and errors
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Ted Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> writes:

> 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.

Definitely.

Current situation creates some false impressions, leaving the newcomers
confused (at best). Net effect = loss.
--
Krzysztof Halasa


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