[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH RFC] checkpatch: improve handling of email comments

Aditya yashsri421 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 15:03:33 UTC 2020

On 28/10/20 10:08 pm, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
>>> Aditya, can you help us here with evaluation?
>>> E.g., Dwaipayan takes from v5.4 into the future, e.g., until v5.8/v5.9 or
>>> so.
>>> Aditya, you could then check e.g., v5.0..v5.4, so v5.4 down to the past as
>>> far as your computer and scripts handles within roughly half a day...
>>> An evaluation on 100,000 commits is certainly a good basis.
>>> Of course, every mentorship candidate can join here as well and show off
>>> their own evaluation script.
>>> Lukas
>> Sure, would love to help.
>> Just to clear, I have to apply this patch over my last patch right? Or
>> do I need to apply any more patch before it?
> Thanks Aditya.
> I think you can apply the patch directly on the latest official tree.
> The patch is here:
> https://lore.kernel.org/linux-kernel-mentees/20201028152501.106117-1-dwaipayanray1@gmail.com/
> Regards,
> Dwaipayan.

Hi Dwaipayan,
I have generated reports on v5.0..v5.4.

Relative change in warnings/errors before/after your patch:

Dropped warnings:

There may be some discrepancies due to multi-threading. But it should
give us a rough idea.


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