Please do not generate patches purely based on checkpatch.

Yogesh Chaudhari mr.yogesh at
Sun Jul 26 16:08:35 EDT 2015

Thanks Valdis. Seems like a d'oh moment now. Never thought of scanning
through the git history for checkpatch . Good tip.

Thanks and regards
On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 1:02 AM <Valdis.Kletnieks at> wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Jul 2015 13:05:37 +0530, Yogesh Chaudhari said:
> > However, is there a place which documents which maintainers(and/or
> > sub-systems) accept checkpatch(or other cleanup related) patches and
> > who will reject them outright? Wouldn't it be good to have this
> > documented, especially given that using the checkpatch is advised in
> > Documentation/SubmitChecklist?
> Try something like 'git log drivers/net/wireless/whateverdev' (or
> whatever part of the tree you're looking at, and see if there have been
> previous checkpatch fixes in that part of the tree.
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