[Cocci] [PATCH 1/2] firmware: Google VPD: import lib_vpd source files

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Tue Apr 11 20:42:33 CEST 2017

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:15:54AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Tue, 2017-04-11 at 16:09 +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > Care to use "real" kernel variable types please?  u8, u16, and others
> > are you friend, uint8_t really isn't what we prefer, and checkpatch
> > should tell you that...
> checkpatch doesn't warn about "u?int\d+_t" types unless
> --strict is enabled and most likely it shouldn't.

For brand new drivers, it's a good thing to run, to keep maintainers
from complaining about obvious things :)


greg k-h

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