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errors, no warnings, and few if any check messages. If there are any
messages, please be prepared to explain.
+* Please use the standard multi-line comment style. Do not mix C and C++
+ style comments in a single driver (with the exception of the SPDX license
+ identifier).
+
* If your patch generates checkpatch errors, warnings, or check messages,
please refrain from explanations such as "I prefer that coding style".
Keep in mind that each unnecessary message helps hiding a real problem,