[stgt] [PATCH 0/4] style improvement patches for few source files

Alexander Nezhinsky nezhinsky at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 20:27:45 CEST 2012

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 7:35 PM, FUJITA Tomonori
<fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> On Wed,  8 Aug 2012 10:03:20 +0300
> nezhinsky at gmail.com wrote:

>> This is a series of patches for a few "main" sources files.
>> It fixes the style errors and warnings detected by curent version of checkpatch.pl.

> Sorry, as I said before, I don't like to apply 'pure style fix' patches.


It was my understanding that we had agreed upon such 'pure style fix'  :

>> Let's tolerate those 80 chars transgressions as they are just for now
>> and fix them all in one blow.
>> I'm more than ready to produce a "style improvement" patch-set if we
>> decide that it is due.
> ok, I've applied and pushed. Thanks.

>> Another ignored warning is about returning errno codes from the program.
>> The checker stipulates returning negative values which is the kernel convention.
>> We seem to need to return positive values, don't we?

> Any reason of returning a negative value is bad for us?

Not especially, but our code has been returning positive errnos as a
matter of fact,
so i did not want to change this out of style reasons only. There is a
reason for returning negatives from kernel so the style checker
follows suite, but
we can do it either way.

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