linux kernel coding style and checkpatch.pl script
andreev at swemel.ru
Thu Mar 26 07:36:23 EDT 2020
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)
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