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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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