[RFC v5 00/26] Re-use nvram module

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Mon Aug 17 18:20:21 AEST 2015

Hi Finn,

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:04 AM, Finn Thain <fthain at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
>> BTW, checkpatch reported a few newly-introduced whitespace errors in
>> patches 03, 05, 16, 24, and 25.
> I will check again, but I'm sure those are all deliberate. I examined all
> the "errors" and "warnings" before submitting.
> checkpatch doesn't really understand the difference between whitespace
> used for indentation of statements (according to scope) and whitespace
> used for alignment of terms or parameters (when line-wrapped). Any tool
> that fails to make that distinction can't be depended upon to correctly
> validate the elisp in Documentation/CodingStyle, for example.

Checkpatch complains because you don't replace a sequence of 8 spaces
by a TAB in continuation lines.



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