Re: [PATCH, v2] checkpatch: Warn on code with 6+ tab indentation,remove 80col warning

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Sat Feb 04 2012 - 13:03:17 EST

* Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sat, 2012-02-04 at 14:03 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > * Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Overly indented code should be refactored.
> > _AND_ the 80 cols warning should be removed. The overwhelming
> > majority of developers either ignore the 80 cols warning or make
> > the code worse as a result of the warning.
> Perhaps, but it should be a separate patch
> and you'd still need to update CodingStyle.

Why would I have to update CodingStyle? The 80col limit remains,
it's just removed from *checkpatch*.


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