On Wed, Jul 04, 2018 at 03:35:18PM +0000, Aleksandar Markovic wrote:
> If  checkpatch.pl is applied (using switch "-f") on file 
> target/mips/msa_helper.c, it will hang.
> There is a workaround for this particular file:
> These lines in msa_helper.c:
>         uint## BITS ##_t S = _S, T = _T;                            \
>         uint## BITS ##_t as, at, xs, xt, xd;                        \
> should be replaced with:
>         uint## BITS ## _t S = _S, T = _T;                           \
>         uint## BITS ## _t as, at, xs, xt, xd;                       \
> (a space is added after the second "##" in each line)
> The workaround is found by partial deleting and undeleting of the code in 
> msa_helper.c in binary search fashion.
> This workaround will soon be submitted by me as a patch within a series on 
> misc MIPS issues.
> I took a look at checkpatch.pl code, and it looks it is fairly complicated to 
> fix the issue, since it happens in the code segment involving intricate logic 
> conditions.

Thanks for figuring this out, Aleksandar.  Not sure if anyone else has
the apetite to fix checkpatch.pl.


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