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From: Lukas Bulwahn <lukas.bulwahn@gmail.com>
To: Dwaipayan Ray <dwaipayanray1@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] Linux kernel checkpatch.pl mentorship
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 07:17:52 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009140716420.7737@felia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABJPP5BaUss9pWq=e+UDmVvr-puJsBtSVppST+CTcB8JkEdLmQ@mail.gmail.com>

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On Mon, 14 Sep 2020, Dwaipayan Ray wrote:

> 
> 
> > You should also try to find a case where checkpatch.pl can be improved:
> >
> > - It is best if you look at the checkpatch.pl error/warning reports and
> > check if you can find a class of typical false positives in the reported
> > data. Then, think about how to make the pattern in checkpatch and propose
> > a patch to checkpatch.pl on this mailing list; with the evaluation data
> > backing that your patch really improves the situation. We will then test
> > and check your patch as well.
> >
> > - If you really cannot find a typical false positive, maybe you can take
> > the task from Ayush to fix checkpatch with git ranges?
> >
> Hi,I will try to find and evaluate the possiblity of such a case, and report my finding 
> as soon as I find something substantial.
> 
> I may also require some advice from you on the patch submission process.
> 

That is what a mentor is there for, but try hard to understand the 
warnings yourself first. This is a mentorship, not a tutorial.

Lukas

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-14  5:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CABJPP5CSa_QowD-O3_E5ndoQJvuBv=n2x5WG-acwQKE=rt5+Rw@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found] ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009110925160.9220@felia>
2020-09-12  9:09   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-12 11:03     ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-12 12:08       ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-12 12:21         ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-13  8:16           ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-13 11:05             ` Lukas Bulwahn
     [not found]               ` <CABJPP5BmRcC+OTSjuX_QrYononVq__DkhjGOgiKrP147MAXK+g@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found]                 ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009132015570.6806@felia>
2020-09-13 18:23                   ` Dwaipayan Ray
     [not found]                 ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.2009132010300.6806@felia>
2020-09-13 18:39                   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-14  5:17                     ` Lukas Bulwahn [this message]
2020-09-14 12:31                       ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-14 13:49                         ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-14 15:39                           ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-14 18:32                             ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-15 13:04                               ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-16  7:01                                 ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-17 13:09                                   ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-17 13:41                                     ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-17 14:18                                       ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-17 14:43                                         ` Dwaipayan Ray
2020-09-17 15:03                                           ` Lukas Bulwahn
2020-09-17 14:13                                     ` Lukas Bulwahn

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