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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2012-10-04 17:13:35 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-10-06 03:04:59 +0900
commit058806007450489bb8f457b275e5cb5c946320c1 (patch)
tree7c99dc9728618bec0eccd7578ad493ff312e7dc1 /Documentation/CodingStyle
parent8f26b8376faad26372a579606ecbd77b20e99dd8 (diff)
checkpatch: check networking specific block comment style
In an effort to get fewer checkpatch reviewer corrections, add a networking specific style test for the preferred networking comment style. /* The preferred style for block comments in * drivers/net/... and net/... is like this */ These tests are only used in net/ and drivers/net/ Tested with: $ cat drivers/net/t.c /* foo */ /* * foo */ /* foo */ /* foo * bar */ $ ./scripts/checkpatch.pl -f drivers/net/t.c WARNING: networking block comments don't use an empty /* line, use /* Comment... #4: FILE: net/t.c:4: + +/* WARNING: networking block comments put the trailing */ on a separate line #12: FILE: net/t.c:12: + * bar */ total: 0 errors, 2 warnings, 12 lines checked Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Cc: "Allan, Bruce W" <bruce.w.allan@intel.com> Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> Cc: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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