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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2017-11-17 15:28:52 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-11-17 16:10:02 -0800
commit5751a24edfd43a91e072d63cde2b99b5a421645f (patch)
tree50bd9ee4f7fb35bdebb54e917bef568cbbb2b7b1 /scripts/checkpatch.pl
parentcheckpatch: add TP_printk to list of logging functions (diff)
checkpatch: add --strict test for lines ending in [ or (
Lines that end in an open bracket or open parenthesis are generally hard to follow. Lines following those ending with open parenthesis are also rarely aligned to that open parenthesis. Suggest not ending lines with '[' or '(' Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/8fd0b2b4a7482064254e37931eb9302a81d5aa2f.1508340786.git.joe@perches.com Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Suggested-by: Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@savoirfairelinux.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 6bdd43d5dec5..3453df9f90ab 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -3184,6 +3184,12 @@ sub process {
# check we are in a valid C source file if not then ignore this hunk
next if ($realfile !~ /\.(h|c)$/);
+# check for unusual line ending [ or (
+ if ($line =~ /^\+.*([\[\(])\s*$/) {
+ "Lines should not end with a '$1'\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
# check if this appears to be the start function declaration, save the name
if ($sline =~ /^\+\{\s*$/ &&
$prevline =~ /^\+(?:(?:(?:$Storage|$Inline)\s*)*\s*$Type\s*)?($Ident)\(/) {