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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH] Drop 80-character limit in checkpatch.pl



On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 6:26 AM, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
<bzolnier gmail com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 December 2009 10:57:49 pm Mikulas Patocka wrote:
>
>> But some maintainers take output of the script checkpatch.pl dogmatically,
>> requiring that every new work must pass the script without a warning. This is
>> counterproductive --- if I write a driver and I will be doing most maintenance
>> work on it in the future, it is viable that the driver is formatted in such
>> a way that is best editable for me, not for anyone else. And as shown in example
>> (1), this 80-column requirement makes even simple changes much harder.
>
> It has been agreed in the past that 80-column warnings shouldn't result
> automatically in the rejection of the new hardware support so the above
> argumentation is a bit weak.
>
>> So: I am submitting this patch for the checkpatch.pl script.
>>
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka redhat com>
>
> Having this limitation makes people at least think about designing their
> code properly and making it more compact.
>
> If you don't want to see such warnings just apply the following patch that
> I've been keeping locally (it helped me to work on staging drivers):
>
> From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier gmail com>
> Subject: [PATCH] checkpatch.pl: add option to disable 80 column limit check
>
> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier gmail com>


I like this patch, this is actually what I wanted to do.

Acked-by: WANG Cong <xiyou wangcong gmail com>

Thanks!

> ---
>  scripts/checkpatch.pl |    5 ++++-
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> Index: b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> ===================================================================
> --- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> +++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> @@ -17,6 +17,7 @@ use Getopt::Long qw(:config no_auto_abbr
>  my $quiet = 0;
>  my $tree = 1;
>  my $chk_signoff = 1;
> +my $chk_cl = 1;
>  my $chk_patch = 1;
>  my $tst_only;
>  my $emacs = 0;
> @@ -41,6 +42,7 @@ Options:
>   -q, --quiet                quiet
>   --no-tree                  run without a kernel tree
>   --no-signoff               do not check for 'Signed-off-by' line
> +  --no-cl                    do not apply 80 column limit
>   --patch                    treat FILE as patchfile (default)
>   --emacs                    emacs compile window format
>   --terse                    one line per report
> @@ -67,6 +69,7 @@ GetOptions(
>        'q|quiet+'      => \$quiet,
>        'tree!'         => \$tree,
>        'signoff!'      => \$chk_signoff,
> +       'cl!'           => \$chk_cl,
>        'patch!'        => \$chk_patch,
>        'emacs!'        => \$emacs,
>        'terse!'        => \$terse,
> @@ -1365,7 +1368,7 @@ sub process {
>                next if ($realfile !~ /\.(h|c|s|S|pl|sh)$/);
>
>  #80 column limit
> -               if ($line =~ /^\+/ && $prevrawline !~ /\/\*\*/ &&
> +               if ($chk_cl && $line =~ /^\+/ && $prevrawline !~ /\/\*\*/ &&
>                    $rawline !~ /^ \s*\*\s*\ $Ident\s/ &&
>                    $line !~ /^\+\s*printk\s*\(\s*(?:KERN_\S+\s*)?"[X\t]*"\s*(?:,|\)\s*;)\s*$/ &&
>                    $length > 80)
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