Please do not generate patches purely based on checkpatch.
greg at kroah.com
Sat Jul 25 18:12:20 EDT 2015
On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 04:49:32PM -0400, greg.freemyer at gmail.com wrote:
> On the other hand if you submit a patch that addresses a real bug,
> then simultaneously doing a checkpatch related patch to the same area
> is a very good idea.
No, that would be two different things. Do the bug fix first, and then
the cleanup on a different patch. And even then, most maintainers will
not take a cleanup patch. Stick with subsystems that do take these
types of fixes if you want/like to do them (i.e. drivers/staging/*)
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