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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] scripts/checkpatch.pl: Enforce multiline commen

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] scripts/checkpatch.pl: Enforce multiline comment syntax
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 18:43:20 +0200
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On 09/08/2018 18:00, Peter Maydell wrote:
> The kernel's checkpatch does not enforce "leading /* on
> a line of its own, so that part is unique to QEMU's checkpatch.

Yeah, that's because for some reason the Linux network subsystem uses
the style without the lone leading "/*".  Which is actually what QEMU is
using in most of the code, I think, so...

> I'm still not used to the leeading-/*-on-it's-own style,
> so having checkpatch catch my lapses is handy...

... if it's not what we are using, why enforce it?


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