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SubjectRe: [PATCH] checkpatch: Look for Kconfig indentation errors
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On Tue, 2019-12-03 at 16:40 +0800, Krzysztof Kozlowski wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Nov 2019 at 17:35, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2019-11-28 at 11:29 +0200, Jani Nikula wrote:
> > > On Thu, 28 Nov 2019, Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > > Kconfig should be indented with one tab for first level and tab+2 spaces
> > > > for second level. There are many mixups of this so add a checkpatch
> > > > rule.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@kernel.org>
> > >
> > > I agree unifying the indentation is nice, and without something like
> > > this it'll start bitrotting before Krzysztof's done fixing them all... I
> > > think there's been quite a few fixes merged lately.
> > >
> > > I approve of the idea, but I'm clueless about the implementation.
> >
> > I think that a grammar, or a least an array of words
> > that are supposed to start on a tab should be used here.
>
> This won't work for wrong indentation of help text. This is quite
> popular Kconfig indentation violation so worth checking. I can then
> check for:
> 1. any white-space violations before array of Kconfig words - that
> 2. spaces mixed with tab before any text,
> 3. just spaces before any text,
> 4. tab + wrong number of spaces before any text.
>
> It would look like:
> + if ($realfile =~ /Kconfig/ &&
> + (($rawline =~
> /^\+\s+(?:config|menuconfig|choice|endchoice|if|endif|menu|endmenu|source|bool|tristate|prompt|help|---help---|depends|select)\b/

Many of these are not correct.

config, menuconfig, choice, endchoice, source
are primarily used at the beginning of a line.

if is odd as it's a logical block or test

It really needs a lex grammar to work properly.



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