[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH RFC] checkpatch: fix multistatement macro checks

Lukas Bulwahn lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 19:37:55 UTC 2020



On Thu, 1 Oct 2020, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 1, 2020 at 12:40 AM Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Dwaipayan, did you checkpatch.pl your patch before sending it out?
> >
> 
> Oh right! I goofed up! Sorry about that.
> 
> > On Wed, 30 Sep 2020, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> >
> > > Checkpatch generates incorrect error message for certain
> > > macros.
> > >
> > > When checkpatch was run on commit 4649079b9de1
> > > "tracing: Make ftrace packed events have align of 1"), it
> >
> > brace ( is missing, checkpatch should warn you.
> >
> 
> Again, I may have been too hasty in sending out the patch :(
>

That is what the linux-kernel-mentees list is for. Send something out 
quickly and have some people with patience check it.

Lukas


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