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update checkpatch to v0.30

From:  Andy Whitcroft <>
To:  Andrew Morton <>
Subject:  [PATCH 0/7] update checkpatch to v0.30
Date:  Fri, 16 Oct 2009 19:39:25 +0100
Message-ID:  <>
Cc:  Ingo Molnar <>,, Andy Whitcroft <>
Archive-link:  Article

Here is a batch of checkpatch updates.  The second of which should fix
akpm's issue triggering perl warnings on some patches.  The rest are the
normal slew of little fixes.  These have passed testing here.

Complete changelog below.


Andy Whitcroft (7):
  checkpatch: possible types -- prevent illegal modifiers being added
  checkpatch: correctly stop scanning at the bottom of a hunk
  checkpatch: update copyright dates
  checkpatch: fix false errors due to macro concatenation
  checkpatch: fix __attribute__ matching
  checkpatch: fix false EXPORT_SYMBOL warning
  checkpatch: version 0.30

 scripts/ |   84 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
 1 files changed, 61 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)

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