On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 22:33 -0500, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 10:28 PM, Andy Walls <awa...@radix.net> wrote:
> > Hmmm on the current v4l-dvb tree, the command
> >
> > $ v4l/scripts/checkpatch.pl --no-tree --strict  \
> >        -f linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-driver.c
> >
> > yields warnings about pre-existing >80 column lines and
> > LINUX_VERSION_CODE checks.
> >
> > Was there something else?
> 
> No, that's what I'm talking about.  I figured if you wanted to split
> the CX18_ERR messages to fit on 80 columns, that is really at your
> discretion, not mine.   I can certainly do it, of course, but I
> personally believe it's one of those cases where it is better to not
> split them.

Ah.  No I wouldn't bother.  The LKML has some churn on checkpatch's 80
column warning in the past few days:

http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/12/17/208

In that thread Joe Perches posted a compromise:

http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/12/18/3

I'll wait and see how it comes out.

BTW I have got unsubscribe from the LKML - way too many emails in my
inbox.

Regards,
Andy
> Devin


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