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authorAndy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org>2008-07-23 21:29:02 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-07-24 10:47:25 -0700
commit8d31cfcecf67563d70cd68616cb8fb4384f24b51 (patch)
treeedfe965d3efa84305a9c6fe83ecfe24b97bdc7fb /scripts
parente2a763c20b89890d2153551b1af6962b135de4c0 (diff)
downloadlinux-2.6.34-ux500-8d31cfcecf67563d70cd68616cb8fb4384f24b51.tar.gz
checkpatch: check spacing for square brackets
Check on the spacing before square brackets. We should only allow spaces there if this is part of a type definition or an initialialiser. Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'scripts')
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl11
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 5f71b305025..e7c8ab1b54b 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1435,6 +1435,17 @@ sub process {
ERROR("open brace '{' following $1 go on the same line\n" . $hereprev);
}
+# check for spacing round square brackets; allowed:
+# 1. with a type on the left -- int [] a;
+# 2. at the beginning of a line for slice initialisers -- [0..10] = 5,
+ while ($line =~ /(.*?\s)\[/g) {
+ my ($where, $prefix) = ($-[1], $1);
+ if ($prefix !~ /$Type\s+$/ &&
+ ($where != 0 || $prefix !~ /^.\s+$/)) {
+ ERROR("space prohibited before open square bracket '['\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+ }
+
# check for spaces between functions and their parentheses.
while ($line =~ /($Ident)\s+\(/g) {
my $name = $1;