[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v4] checkpatch: extend attributes check to handle more patterns

Dwaipayan Ray dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 08:42:38 UTC 2020

On Sun, Oct 25, 2020 at 2:08 PM Joe Perches <joe at perches.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2020-10-25 at 14:02 +0530, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> > And also do you think there should be a separate check
> > for __alias__(#symbol)? I think it expects a string and that should
> > be trimmed in the fix.
> For now, I think you should avoid both alias and section.
> There are patches to convert both of these macros to remove
> the stringify.
Okay I will do that.

And another quick question please.
Suppose we have non handled attributes in one such
multi attribute macro. (not present in our hash)

Like __attribute__((__packed, __something_not_handled))

For this case, do I skip the warning totally? Or something else?


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