Re: [PATCH] spin_lock_unlocked cleanups

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 05:06:21 EST

On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 09:56 +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> > > 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
> emailing me.

The question is, whether we can convince the git developers to integrate
it. When a commit happens and is in scripts/, then run the
patch through it before doing the actual commit.


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