[Intel-gfx] i915 vs checkpatch

Arkadiusz Hiler arkadiusz.hiler at intel.com
Mon Mar 5 12:55:53 UTC 2018

On Thu, Mar 01, 2018 at 11:17:50PM +0000, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Quoting Arkadiusz Hiler (2018-03-01 09:47:06)
> > Hey all,
> > 
> > Since not so long ago our CI is running and reporting sparse and
> > checkpatch. Sparse is doing just fine but I had to disable checkpatch
> > for the time being - too much "false" positives causing people to
> > complain. It's simply confusing to see one thing in the code, and
> > fitting your change in only to get a report that it's wrong.
> Another aspect is that we use the kernel coding style for igt as well.
> checkpatch.pl should be able to pick up style issues on igt patches.
> -Chris

I was thinking the same. It should be doable with couple of ignores here
and there (e.g. complaining about new files and MAINTAINERS file).

I will get to it once we will have figured out how to checkpatch i915

- Arek

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