Re: [PATCH] skip long lines

From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Sat Jun 12 2010 - 21:06:42 EST

On Sat, Jun 12, 2010 at 07:09:44PM +0200, Fredrik Gustafsson wrote:

> since the number of long lines in the linux kernel is huge and since
> Greg Kroah Hartman in his google tech talk about the kernel
> ( talked about probably
> ignore that criteria in the future, I thought the script
> should have an option to ignore checking for long lines.
> This would help finding the real errors and warnings, because they don't
> drown in line length warnings.

Instead of adding another command-line option, I'd suggest to just use CHK
instead of WARN, so this check will be enabled with --strict. I wonder if there
is already consensus on deprecating the 80-char-rule?



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