[Linux-kernel-mentees] Linux Kernel: Evaluate and Improve checkpatch.pl Mentorship Program

Divya Goswami divyadeepti2000 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 13:03:12 UTC 2021

On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 1:02 PM Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn at gmail.com>

> On Sa., 13. Feb. 2021 at 00:34, Divya Goswami <divyadeepti2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello Lukas,
>>                    I have been studying the checkpatch.pl script for a
>> while now. And as the first task was assigned, I have successfully run a
>> lot of patches through it. Most of them gave no errors/warnings. Those who
>> did so far, have been collected (and more to be collected) on my github
>> repo: checkpatch.pl-results
>> <https://github.com/rachejazz/checkpatch.pl-results>
>> Before I proceed further, I wanted to make sure whether I am uploading
>> the files/outputs in the desired way you wanted. If the file naming or the
>> hierarchy or anything that should be worked upon, do let me know.
>> Till then, I continue to work on the given tasks.
> All good. It could be that you observe different results when you run
> checkpatch in the kernel git root directory compared to the setup you have
> now by just copying it into a different directory.
> But the task for now is to just run it over the last release, so e.g.,
> from v5.10 to v5.11 (which probably comes out tomorrow afternoon Pacific
> Time) and create statistics on these results. If you got that, we can start
> finetuning.
> Please continue.
> Lukas
>  Hello Lukas,
I have analyzed commits and got the lists alright. Also I have analyzed the
errors and warnings generated by them.
Please do check my repo: checkpatch.pl-results

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