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Subject[PATCH RESEND] checkpatch: Don't warn about colon termination in linker scripts
This check erroneously flags cases like the one in my recent printk
enumeration patch[0], where the spaces are syntactic, and `section:' vs.
`section :' is syntactically important:

ERROR: space prohibited before that ':' (ctx:WxW)
#258: FILE: include/asm-generic/vmlinux.lds.h:314:
+ .printk_fmts : AT(ADDR(.printk_fmts) - LOAD_OFFSET) {

0: https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1375749/

Signed-off-by: Chris Down <chris@chrisdown.name>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>
Cc: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---
scripts/checkpatch.pl | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 4f8494527139..3bcffc5574ae 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -5046,7 +5046,7 @@ sub process {
# A colon needs no spaces before when it is
# terminating a case value or a label.
} elsif ($opv eq ':C' || $opv eq ':L') {
- if ($ctx =~ /Wx./) {
+ if ($ctx =~ /Wx./ and $realfile !~ m@.*\.lds\.h$@) {
if (ERROR("SPACING",
"space prohibited before that '$op' $at\n" . $hereptr)) {
$good = rtrim($fix_elements[$n]) . trim($fix_elements[$n + 1]);
--
2.30.0
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