[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH] checkpatch: add --fix option for OPEN_BRACE issues

Dwaipayan Ray dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 18:33:58 UTC 2020


On Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 11:44 PM Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 2020-11-18 at 18:10 +0530, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> > Brace style misuses of the following types are now
> > corrected:
> []
> > diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> []
> > @@ -3937,9 +3937,23 @@ sub process {
> >                       #print "pre<$pre_ctx>\nline<$line>\nctx<$ctx>\nnext<$lines[$ctx_ln - 1]>\n";
> >
> >
> >                       if ($ctx !~ /{\s*/ && defined($lines[$ctx_ln - 1]) && $lines[$ctx_ln - 1] =~ /^\+\s*{/) {
> > -                             ERROR("OPEN_BRACE",
> > -                                   "that open brace { should be on the previous line\n" .
> > -                                     "$here\n$ctx\n$rawlines[$ctx_ln - 1]\n");
> > +                             if (ERROR("OPEN_BRACE",
> > +                                       "that open brace { should be on the previous line\n" .
> > +                                             "$here\n$ctx\n$rawlines[$ctx_ln - 1]\n") &&
> > +                                 $fix) {
> > +                                     my $line1 = $rawlines[$ctx_ln - 2];
>
> How are you sure that in a patch context this line always starts with /^\+/ ?

Hi,
I followed it from the other fixes for OPEN_BRACE which were already
there. In the patch context if the lines are added then only I think the fix
should be triggered. Other instances should not be modified.

Thanks,
Dwaipayan.


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