checkpatch.pl: Update DT vendor prefix check [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: Update DT vendor prefix check" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Rob Herring <robh [at] kernel.org> on Wed May 22 09:55:34 2019 -0500. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 852d095 (patch). checkpatch.pl: Update DT vendor prefix check In commit 8122de54602e […]

checkpatch.pl: Suggest lockdep instead of asserting !spin_is_locked() [Linux 5.0]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: Suggest lockdep instead of asserting !spin_is_locked()" is included in the Linux 5.0 release. This change is authored by Paul E. McKenney <paulmck [at] linux.ibm.com> on Sun Nov 11 10:49:10 2018 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3d709ab (patch). checkpatch.pl: Suggest lockdep instead of asserting !spin_is_locked() […]

greybus: checkpatch.pl: Mark –no-tree as default option [Linux 4.9]

This Linux kernel change "greybus: checkpatch.pl: Mark –no-tree as default option" is included in the Linux 4.9 release. This change is authored by Viresh Kumar <viresh.kumar [at] linaro.org> on Fri Apr 1 11:15:42 2016 +0530. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0c35631 (patch). greybus: checkpatch.pl: Mark –no-tree as default option Don’t […]

checkpatch.pl: add missing memory barriers [Linux 4.5]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: add missing memory barriers" is included in the Linux 4.5 release. This change is authored by Michael S. Tsirkin <mst [at] redhat.com> on Mon Jan 4 09:39:01 2016 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 402c255 (patch). checkpatch.pl: add missing memory barriers SMP-only barriers were missing […]

checkpatch.pl: new instances of ENOSYS are errors [Linux 4.1]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: new instances of ENOSYS are errors" is included in the Linux 4.1 release. This change is authored by Andy Lutomirski <luto [at] amacapital.net> on Thu Apr 16 12:44:44 2015 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 91c9afa (patch). checkpatch.pl: new instances of ENOSYS are errors ENOSYS […]

checkpatch.pl: also suggest ‘else if’ when if follows brace [Linux 3.17]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: also suggest ‘else if’ when if follows brace" is included in the Linux 3.17 release. This change is authored by Rasmus Villemoes <linux [at] rasmusvillemoes.dk> on Wed Aug 6 16:10:37 2014 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 048b123 (patch). checkpatch.pl: also suggest ‘else if’ when […]

checkpatch.pl: add check for Change-Id [Linux 3.15]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: add check for Change-Id" is included in the Linux 3.15 release. This change is authored by Christopher Covington <cov [at] codeaurora.org> on Thu Apr 3 14:49:31 2014 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7ebd05e (patch). checkpatch.pl: add check for Change-Id A commit hook for the […]

checkpatch.pl: modify warning message for printk usage [Linux 3.15]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: modify warning message for printk usage" is included in the Linux 3.15 release. This change is authored by Yogesh Chaudhari <mr.yogesh [at] gmail.com> on Thu Apr 3 14:49:23 2014 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is daa8b05 (patch). checkpatch.pl: modify warning message for printk usage Modify […]

checkpatch.pl: check for function declarations without arguments [Linux 3.14]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: check for function declarations without arguments" is included in the Linux 3.14 release. This change is authored by Joe Perches <joe [at] perches.com> on Mon Jan 27 17:07:18 2014 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b36190c (patch). checkpatch.pl: check for function declarations without arguments Functions […]

checkpatch.pl: check for the FSF mailing address [Linux 3.13]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: check for the FSF mailing address" is included in the Linux 3.13 release. This change is authored by Josh Triplett <josh [at] joshtriplett.org> on Tue Nov 12 15:10:12 2013 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4783f89 (patch). checkpatch.pl: check for the FSF mailing address Kernel […]

checkpatch.pl: be silent when -q and –ignore is given [Linux 3.4]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: be silent when -q and –ignore is given" is included in the Linux 3.4 release. This change is authored by Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind1 [at] gmail.com> on Fri Mar 23 15:02:17 2012 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 1123268 (patch). checkpatch.pl: be silent when -q and […]

checkpatch.pl: add "prefer __packed" check [Linux 2.6.38]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: add “prefer __packed” check" is included in the Linux 2.6.38 release. This change is authored by Joe Perches <joe [at] perches.com> on Wed Jan 12 17:00:00 2011 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3d130fd (patch). checkpatch.pl: add “prefer __packed” check There’s a __packed #define for […]

checkpatch.pl: allow > 80 char lines for logging functions not just printk [Linux 2.6.34]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: allow > 80 char lines for logging functions not just printk" is included in the Linux 2.6.34 release. This change is authored by Joe Perches <joe [at] perches.com> on Fri Mar 5 13:43:51 2010 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 691e669 (patch). checkpatch.pl: allow > […]

checkpatch.pl: add union and struct to the exceptions list [Linux 2.6.34]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: add union and struct to the exceptions list" is included in the Linux 2.6.34 release. This change is authored by Stefani Seibold <stefani [at] seibold.net> on Fri Mar 5 13:43:52 2010 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 22fd2d3 (patch). checkpatch.pl: add union and struct to […]

checkpatch.pl: extend list of expected-to-be-const structures [Linux 2.6.34]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: extend list of expected-to-be-const structures" is included in the Linux 2.6.34 release. This change is authored by Emese Revfy <re.emese [at] gmail.com> on Fri Mar 5 13:43:53 2010 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7940484 (patch). checkpatch.pl: extend list of expected-to-be-const structures Based on Arjan’s […]

checkpatch.pl: warn if an adding line introduce spaces before tabs. [Linux 2.6.34]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: warn if an adding line introduce spaces before tabs" is included in the Linux 2.6.34 release. This change is authored by Alberto Panizzo <maramaopercheseimorto [at] gmail.com> on Fri Mar 5 13:43:54 2010 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 08e4436 (patch). checkpatch.pl: warn if an adding […]

checkpatch.pl: should be executable [Linux 2.6.22]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: should be executable" is included in the Linux 2.6.22 release. This change is authored by Andy Whitcroft <apw [at] shadowen.org> on Thu Jun 7 16:16:40 2007 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8381e04 (patch). checkpatch.pl: should be executable scripts/checkpatch.pl should be executable, make it so. […]

checkpatch.pl: update $logFunctions [Linux 3.1]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: update $logFunctions" is included in the Linux 3.1 release. This change is authored by Joe Perches <joe [at] perches.com> on Mon Jul 25 17:13:27 2011 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 6e60c02 (patch). checkpatch.pl: update $logFunctions Previous behavior allowed only alphabetic prefixes like pr_info to […]

checkpatch.pl: add ability to ignore various messages [Linux 3.1]

This Linux kernel change "checkpatch.pl: add ability to ignore various messages" is included in the Linux 3.1 release. This change is authored by Joe Perches <joe [at] perches.com> on Mon Jul 25 17:13:25 2011 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 000d1cc (patch). checkpatch.pl: add ability to ignore various messages Some […]