[PATCH] checkpatch: don't check TODO file presence

Antony Pavlov antonynpavlov at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:19:51 PDT 2018

The commit b3baf2d86149 ("TODO: remove unused file") drops
the TODO file. Alas scripts/checkpatch.pl checks TODO file
presence in top_of_kernel_tree(). Without TODO checkpatch.pl
exits with 'Must be run from the top-level dir. of a kernel tree'.

Signed-off-by: Antony Pavlov <antonynpavlov at gmail.com>
 scripts/checkpatch.pl | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 48ad4938d9..9a6f6e2298 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -330,7 +330,7 @@ sub top_of_kernel_tree {
 	my @tree_check = (
 		"arch", "commands", "common", "COPYING", "defaultenv",
 		"Documentation", "drivers", "fs", "include", "lib",
-		"MAKEALL", "Makefile", "net", "README", "scripts", "TODO"
+		"MAKEALL", "Makefile", "net", "README", "scripts"
 	foreach my $check (@tree_check) {

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