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From: Jean Delvare <>
To: Joe Perches <>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] Add missing types to --list-types
Date: Mon, 4 Sep 2017 10:03:01 +0200
Message-ID: <20170904100301.4e7b1907@endymion> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sat, 02 Sep 2017 15:58:05 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-09-02 at 23:03 +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > Oh, btw, is there any purpose in listing a number in front of each
> > type?  
> Not really.  I did that because I wanted a header
> and because I had no idea how many of those types
> existed and I was too lazy to count.

Given the intended audience of the script, I think "| wc -l" is the way
to answer that question.

> > It makes it look like one can pass that number instead of the
> > type name, however it doesn't work, and I don't think it should as the
> > numbering isn't stable and could change with any update of the script.  
> True.
> > Can't we simplify the output and simply print the list of type names?  
> <shrug>  If you want.

Patch coming.

Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-09-02 15:51 Jean Delvare
2017-09-02 15:52 ` [PATCH 1/3] checkpatch: fix typo in comment Jean Delvare
2017-09-02 15:53 ` [PATCH 2/3] checkpatch: rename variables to avoid confusion Jean Delvare
2017-09-02 15:56 ` [PATCH 3/3] checkpatch: add 6 missing types to --list-types Jean Delvare
2017-09-02 16:25 ` [PATCH 0/3] Add missing types to --list-types Joe Perches
2017-09-02 19:13   ` Jean Delvare
2017-09-02 21:03     ` Jean Delvare
2017-09-02 22:58       ` Joe Perches
2017-09-04  8:03         ` Jean Delvare [this message]

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