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-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl4
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index d1fd466043ef..7a2f54a0bd35 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -3348,18 +3348,20 @@ sub process {
if ($line =~ /^.\s*sema_init.+,\W?0\W?\)/) {
WARN("CONSIDER_COMPLETION",
"consider using a completion\n" . $herecurr);
-
}
+
# recommend kstrto* over simple_strto* and strict_strto*
if ($line =~ /\b((simple|strict)_(strto(l|ll|ul|ull)))\s*\(/) {
WARN("CONSIDER_KSTRTO",
"$1 is obsolete, use k$3 instead\n" . $herecurr);
}
+
# check for __initcall(), use device_initcall() explicitly please
if ($line =~ /^.\s*__initcall\s*\(/) {
WARN("USE_DEVICE_INITCALL",
"please use device_initcall() instead of __initcall()\n" . $herecurr);
}
+
# check for various ops structs, ensure they are const.
my $struct_ops = qr{acpi_dock_ops|
address_space_operations|