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




On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Américo Wang wrote:
> 
> I like this patch, this is actually what I wanted to do.

I have nothing against a switch, but it had better default to off.

The whole 80-char limit is insane. It results in insane "fixes". Just 
about every time somebody "improves" a patch due to the warning, the 
result is worse than the original patch.

		Linus


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