[PATCH] aiaiai: allow defining checkpatch.pl location

Keller, Jacob E jacob.e.keller at intel.com
Tue Feb 4 12:44:21 EST 2014

On Tue, 2014-02-04 at 19:27 +0200, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-02-04 at 19:09 +0200, Artem Bityutskiy wrote:
> > On Tue, 2014-02-04 at 17:05 +0000, Keller, Jacob E wrote:
> > > git show ref:scripts/checkpatch.pl where ref is any commit that your
> > > second clone has access too, so that you don't need to do a separate
> > > checkout. Archive would be better for this simply because it supports
> > > directories though.
> > 
> > Yes. Right. Thanks! I am cooking a patch.
> I've implemented this, will send the patch along with other patches
> which I did today, while setting up my own Aiaiai e-mail front-end
> system.
> I've decided to simply not implement the --upstream so far. Because
> there are no users of this now, so why bother? And less things to get
> wrong. E.g., we may find out that --upstream was a bad name.

I don't like the use of upstream if we're referring to just coccinelle
and checkpatch.pl. I think that we can add specific "ref" support if
people really need it. I don't really see value, unless they want to use
a newer one than the kernel they are testing against....


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