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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2017-07-12 14:37:02 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2017-07-12 16:26:04 -0700
commit596ed45b5b5b7e4624c813ddeffe0e100f8b13ba (patch)
treebbd32af5df774f80235fefdf2c332ac8630021c4 /scripts/checkpatch.pl
parentmm, migration: do not trigger OOM killer when migrating memory (diff)
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checkpatch: improve the STORAGE_CLASS test
Make sure static, extern, and asmlinkage appear before a specific type. e.g.: int asmlinkage foo(void) is better written asmlinkage int foo(void) Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/31704c96df2d5fd9df0b41165940a7a4feb16a63.1499284835.git.joe@perches.com Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.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, 10 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 8f940c09918f..2287a0bca863 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -5576,10 +5576,18 @@ sub process {
"architecture specific defines should be avoided\n" . $herecurr);
}
+# check that the storage class is not after a type
+ if ($line =~ /\b($Type)\s+($Storage)\b/) {
+ WARN("STORAGE_CLASS",
+ "storage class '$2' should be located before type '$1'\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
# Check that the storage class is at the beginning of a declaration
- if ($line =~ /\b$Storage\b/ && $line !~ /^.\s*$Storage\b/) {
+ if ($line =~ /\b$Storage\b/ &&
+ $line !~ /^.\s*$Storage/ &&
+ $line =~ /^.\s*(.+?)\$Storage\s/ &&
+ $1 !~ /[\,\)]\s*$/) {
WARN("STORAGE_CLASS",
- "storage class should be at the beginning of the declaration\n" . $herecurr)
+ "storage class should be at the beginning of the declaration\n" . $herecurr);
}
# check the location of the inline attribute, that it is between