Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Check for quoted strings broken across lines
From: Josh Triplett
Date: Thu Feb 02 2012 - 17:36:08 EST
On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 01:32:07PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 13:28 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 12:36:29PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 12:06 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> > > > Documentation/CodingStyle recommends not splitting quoted strings across
> > > > lines, because it breaks the ability to grep for the string. checkpatch
> > > > already makes an exception to the 80-column rule for quoted strings to
> > > > allow this. Rather than just allowing it, actively warn about quoted
> > > > strings split across lines.
> > > Seems sensible but there are also asm uses like:
> > > arch/x86/include/asm/pvclock.h: "xor %5,%5 ; "
> > > "add %4,%%eax ; "
> > I did see those, yes. However, a quick grep through the kernel shows
> > that those occur quite rarely compared to \n or \n\t; the latter looks
> > like the standard style. How about I provide a patch for
> > Documentation/CodingStyle adding a chapter on inline assembly, with that
> > and other style guidelines? :)
> Sounds fine to me.
Done, with message-id <20120202223304.GA13069@leaf> and subject
"[PATCH] Documentation/CodingStyle: Add guidelines for inline assembly".
- Josh triplett
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