[PATCH] checkpatch: remove check for include/asm modifications

Dwaipayan Ray dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 17:26:29 UTC 2021


include/asm/ got removed over a decade back. checkpatch
still has a check for it: MODIFIED_INCLUDE_ASM

Remove the check as it is no longer useful.

Signed-off-by: Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1 at gmail.com>
---
 scripts/checkpatch.pl | 4 ----
 1 file changed, 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index f42e5ba16d9b..798e2236b1a3 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -2799,10 +2799,6 @@ sub process {
 				     "patch prefix '$p1_prefix' exists, appears to be a -p0 patch\n");
 			}
 
-			if ($realfile =~ m@^include/asm/@) {
-				ERROR("MODIFIED_INCLUDE_ASM",
-				      "do not modify files in include/asm, change architecture specific files in include/asm-<architecture>\n" . "$here$rawline\n");
-			}
 			$found_file = 1;
 		}
 
-- 
2.30.0



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