[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH RFC v3 2/3] docs: add documentation for checkpatch

Matthew Wilcox willy at infradead.org
Mon Feb 15 19:12:33 UTC 2021


On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 10:11:03AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sun, 2021-02-14 at 12:15 +0000, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 13, 2021 at 06:45:12PM +0530, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:
> > > +Checkpatch (scripts/checkpatch.pl) is a perl script which checks for trivial style
> > 
> > It's quite amusing that this patch contains lines > 80 columns.
> 
> Then you could amuse yourself further by looking at the existing
> line lengths of .rst files.

There are good reasons for rst lines to be longer than 80 columns,
but there weren't any in this case.


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