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SubjectRe: [Outreachy kernel] [PATCH] staging: qlge: correct misspelled word


On Wed, 9 Oct 2019, Jules Irenge wrote:

> Correct misspelled word " check

Why is there a " in the above line?

You don't need to put a newline after check.

> issued by checkpatch.pl tool:
> "CHECK: serveral may be misspelled - perhaps several?".

It's not reall necessary to give the checkpatch message in this case,
although it is good to acknowledge checkpatch. You could say something
like:

Fix a misspelling of "several" detected by checkpatch.

julia

> Signed-off-by: Jules Irenge <jbi.octave@gmail.com>
> ---
> drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_dbg.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_dbg.c b/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_dbg.c
> index 086f067fd899..097fab7b4287 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_dbg.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_dbg.c
> @@ -354,7 +354,7 @@ static int ql_get_xgmac_regs(struct ql_adapter *qdev, u32 *buf,
>
> for (i = PAUSE_SRC_LO; i < XGMAC_REGISTER_END; i += 4, buf++) {
> /* We're reading 400 xgmac registers, but we filter out
> - * serveral locations that are non-responsive to reads.
> + * several locations that are non-responsive to reads.
> */
> if ((i == 0x00000114) ||
> (i == 0x00000118) ||
> --
> 2.21.0
>
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