[Ksummit-discuss] Maintainer's Summit Agenda Planning
jikos at kernel.org
Tue Oct 10 08:53:34 UTC 2017
On Mon, 9 Oct 2017, James Bottomley wrote:
> Trivial changes seem to fall broadly into three categories:
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> 2. whitespace changes (I ran checkpatch.pl on your file and it returned
> these issues).
Just to be clear on this -- I'm not taking such patches through
> I don't want to open the whole spelling/whitespace can of worms, but
> perhaps we could have a more meaningful discussion about the pattern
> based issues ... for instance if we agree it's useful and coccinelle
> can do it, then tree wide replacement at -rc1 might be a better
> solution than ad-hoc application of hundreds of patches.
Agreed, and I think Linus did this several times in the past and has no
issues with doing so.
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