[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v3] checkpatch: fix false positives in REPEATED_WORD warning

Aditya yashsri421 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 10:01:06 UTC 2020

On 25/10/20 11:21 am, Lukas Bulwahn wrote:

> This is a nice idea as well. And I recommend to do this kind of research 
> looking at checkpatch and clang-format; both will not be the 'final tools' 
> but I think if you can identify a good mix and combination of those two 
> tools, we will get a good step forward of documenting the 
> commonalities and differences of coding styles in the different 
> subcommunities (the preferences of specific maintainers and subsystems).
> A last nice idea to consider:
> I would like to have an interactive checkpatch.pl mode where an authors
> can say that they ran checkpatch.pl, seen the warning and errors 
> reported, but disagree and comment why they disagree. Then this kind of
> information is added to the patch in a non-disturbing area of the patch
> and we can pick up and aggregate that information from the patches to see
> the complaints, false positives to address or suggestions which rules
> should be disabled for some subcommunities.
> Aditya, your task is now to make those ideas more specific and write down 
> a one to two page project proposal for the mentorship. It can be to some 
> extent in bullet points as long as it is roughly understandable to all of 
> us what you plan and would like to do.
> With that proposal accepted, you have shown to be applicable to the 
> mentorship program here and we take care of the last organisational points 
> before the start.
> Lukas

Alright Sir. I'll be sending my proposal in few days time, on the
basis of my formulated ideas.
Will let you know if I face any doubts during the procedure :)


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