[PATCH] checkpatch/coding-style: Allow 100 column lines

Markus Elfring Markus.Elfring at web.de
Sat May 30 11:40:53 UTC 2020

> Change the maximum allowed line length to 100 from 80.
> Miscellanea:
> o to avoid unnecessary whitespace changes in files,
>   checkpatch will no longer emit a warning about line length
>   when scanning files unless --strict is also used
> o Add a bit to coding-style about alignment to open parenthesis

I suggest to convert this patch into a patch series with three update steps.

> +++ b/Documentation/process/coding-style.rst
> @@ -84,15 +84,22 @@ …
> +… and are
> +are placed …

Please avoid a word duplication here.

> +… to a function open parenthesis.

Wording alternatives:

+is to align descendants to an open parenthesis of a function call.

> +These same rules are …

+The same rules are applied to function headers with a long argument list.


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