Re: [PATCH] spin_lock_unlocked cleanups
From: Andy Whitcroft
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 04:56:52 EST
On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 10:32:38AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 01:26 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:17:30 +0200 Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > can we please add this to checkpatch.pl ?
> > >
> > > > -spinlock_t bpci_lock = SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED;
> > > > +DEFINE_SPINLOCK(bpci_lock);
> > That check is already in checkpatch. Problem is that hardly anyone
> > runs the thing.
> Sigh, I forgot that perl is write only. :)
> > I think we're ready to wire checkpatch up to a email robot which monitors
> > the mailing lists and sends people nastygrams. I bet that'll be popular ;)
> We should wire it up to git-commit as well. A lot of that comes in via
> git subsystems.
The problem with git-commit is who's repo to add the hook to. I did
attempt to do this by picking up each of linus' main releases and then
using the git blame engine to attribute each "failure" to a particular
commit. The plan then would be to send a nasty-gram to the committer
about violations there-in.
I'll try and find some time to get this bit polished and at least
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