[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH RFC] checkpatch: fix TYPO_SPELLING check for words with apostrophe
dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 10:10:43 UTC 2020
On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 3:36 PM Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 03:17:27PM +0530, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> > checkpatch reports a false warning for some words containing an
> > apostrophe.
> > A false positive is "doesn't". Occurrence of the word causes
> > checkpatch to emit the following warning:
> > "WARNING: 'doesn'' may be misspelled - perhaps 'doesn't'?"
> > Check if any word character is present after the word boundary
> > in such cases. If present, it means a subpart of the word has
> > been matched and a warning should not be emitted.
> > Reported-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs at gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com>
> > ---
> > scripts/checkpatch.pl | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> Thanks for fixing it! Glad to see checkpatch is happy :)
> FWIW, the patch is:
> Tested-by: Peilin Ye <yepeilin.cs at gmail.com>
Thanks for testing it Peilin!
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