Re: [PATCH] 0/3 coding standards documentation/code updates

From: Erez Zadok
Date: Sat Sep 29 2007 - 23:28:53 EST

In message <20070930020637.GA29996@xxxxxxxxx>, Theodore Tso writes:
> On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 03:56:38PM -0400, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > It'd be a start just to revert CodingStyle to its original content and
> > move the rest to CodingStyleReference. But someone would want to skim
> > through the CodingStyle history for any legimate corrections that we
> > want to keep.
> How about CodingStyleSuggestions? And let's make it clear they are
> suggestions, and not things that checkpatch should be flaming about
> unless people request the all of the annoying associated false
> positives via --spam-me-harder. :-)

FWIW, the checkpatch script is woefully out of sync with CodingStyle. I
assume that is generally more authoritative (sans "(%d)" :-)

> - Ted

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