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From: Konstantin Andreev <>
To: "Valdis Klētnieks" <>
Subject: Re: linux kernel coding style and script
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:36:23 +0300
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In-Reply-To: <98202.1585195984@turing-police>

Valdis Klētnieks, 26 Mar 2020 07:13 MSK:
> To borrow from Pirates of the Carribean, "They're not exactly rules, they're more like... suggestions..."
> Don't split literal strings, it means that grepping the source tree for "already registered" fails. Making grep for a string work is more important than shutting up checkpatch.

Sic! Grepping is important. Given that, why are kernel functions coded in a

| static int __init loglevel(char *str)
| {

way, but not old decent

| static int __init
| loglevel(char *str)
| {

unix way?

Regards, Konstantin

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2020-03-25  9:36 Tomek The Messenger
2020-03-25  9:51 ` Greg KH
2020-03-26  4:13 ` Valdis Klētnieks
2020-03-26 11:36   ` Konstantin Andreev [this message]
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2020-03-26 12:06     ` Greg KH
2020-03-26 13:01       ` Konstantin Andreev
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2020-03-26 13:17         ` Greg KH
2020-03-26 10:57 ` Anuz Pratap Singh Tomar

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