Re: [PATCH 3/6] drivers: hv: Cleanup the kvp related state inhyperv.h

From: Joe Perches
Date: Thu Feb 02 2012 - 21:39:41 EST

On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 15:48 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 11:41:29PM +0000, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> > > > +#define __packed __attribute__((packed))
> > When I ran the checkpatch script against these patches I got a warning that the
> > preferred directive was to use "__packed".
> Well, checkpatch is stupid sometimes.


I suppose checkpatch warning could be improved to
say that it's preferred for "kernel only" files
and should be ignored for public/user cases.

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