Re: */ in string confuses checkpatch.pl
From: Tetsuo Handa
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 07:21:44 EST
Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> Ok, I can see whats happened here. Most of these \'s are extraneous.
> Without those I can reproduce this. Its a bug in the 'comment is open
> at the start of hunk' detection. I think I have updated this heuristic
> to cope wit this. Could you try your original patch (I assume there was
> one) with the version below:
> Thanks for your report.
It solved this problem.
By the way, I'm using checkpatch.pl for checking userland application.
It would be convenient if there is a option that omits some checks like
'# check for external initialisers.' and '# check for static initialisers.'
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