Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Check for quoted strings broken across lines

From: Joe Perches
Date: Fri Feb 03 2012 - 00:38:39 EST

On Thu, 2012-02-02 at 21:27 -0800, Josh Triplett wrote:
> checkpatch already makes an exception to the 80-column rule for quoted
> strings, and Documentation/CodingStyle recommends not splitting quoted
> strings across lines, because it breaks the ability to grep for the
> string. Rather than just permitting this, actively warn about quoted
> strings split across lines.
> + "quoted string split across lines\n" . $herecurr);

I think the output would be better as:

"quoted string split across lines\n" . $hereprev);

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