Re: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status

From: Bodo Eggert
Date: Wed Jun 22 2005 - 09:58:50 EST

CC Linus, Jesper Juhl (who's currently doing some cleanups)

Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> *general sigh*. I wish people would absorb CodingStyle. It's not hard,
> and fixing the style post-facto creates a real mess. I now have a great
> string of kexec patches followed by a "kexec-code-cleanup.patch" which
> totally buggers up the patch sequencing and really needs to be split into
> 18 parts and sprinkled back over the entire series.

I scripted an automatic whitespace cleanup, which resuled in a fat
patchbomb (about 18 MB, split into > 3600 files (because that way, some
patches are going to apply cleanly)). Obviously applying that would increase
the patch size for the next version by 100%, so that won't be the way to go.
(If you still want to look, see

Therefore I suggest that I will
- make a script that will take a patch, apply it and cleanup the patched
files as far as a simple script can do the job, so each patched file
will be ws-clean and the amount of patches will still stay low.
- a second script that will do some cleanup while the resulting patch is
less than an annoying amount of KB, so you can cleanup some files that
wouldn't get patched otherwise.
Ich danke GMX dafür, die Verwendung meiner Adressen mittels per SPF
verbreiteten Lügen zu sabotieren.
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