Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2015 18:58:43 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Coding Style On Thu, Apr 09, 2015 at 08:58:42PM +0800, Kai Zhao wrote: > Even though > Kernel style states that "Never break user-visible strings such as printk > messages even it exceeds column 80" , the checkpatch.pl can't find this > problem, since the situation maybe complex. I think it would be better to > manually review these strings. FWIW, while I understand the rationale behind this rule, I dislike it. It looks like I'm in the minority, so I won't object to this rule in jumbo, but I'm not eager to introduce it in core. Alexander
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