Re: [PATCH] update checkpatch.pl to version 0.10
From: Andy Whitcroft
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 05:23:03 EST
On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 02:01:32AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:40:03 +0200 Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > i ran it over kernel/sched.c and there are many bogus warnings that i
> > reported to you earlier:
> > WARNING: multiple assignments should be avoided
> > #2319:
> > + max_load = this_load = total_load = total_pwr = 0;
> That warning is non-bogus, although this is one of the bogosities which
> I personally don't bother fixing or making a fuss about.
> But I do think it detracts from the readability of the code, and from
> patches which later alter that code. A bit.
I tend to agree, watching the automatic replies from checkpatch, the
majority of these are "justifiable" in their context. I think I'll
lower this one to a CHECK in the next release.
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