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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: Use octal not symbolic permissions
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On Mon, 2018-03-26 at 15:41 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:22:32 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>
> > mm/*.c files use symbolic and octal styles for permissions.
> >
> > Using octal and not symbolic permissions is preferred by many as more
> > readable.
> >
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2016/8/2/1945
> >
> > Prefer the direct use of octal for permissions.
>
> Thanks. I'll park this until after -rc1 because the
> benefit-to-potential-for-whoopsies ratio is rather low.

No worries. Whenever.

If you don't like the whitespace changes, or the
sources change so much the patch doesn't apply
cleanly, use the command line below when convenient.

$ ./scripts/checkpatch.pl -f --fix-inplace --types=symbolic_perms mm/*.c

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