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authorEric Nelson <eric.nelson@boundarydevices.com>2012-05-31 16:26:09 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-05-31 17:49:27 -0700
commit9a4cad4e25b91f48494f13fce3d25ea44bec7472 (patch)
tree6b7cbfdf1517792f826f23408b8ca023ee2b3229
parent133fd9f5cda2d86904126f4b9fa4e8f4330c9569 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-9a4cad4e25b91f48494f13fce3d25ea44bec7472.tar.gz
checkpatch: check for whitespace before semicolon at EOL
Requires --strict option during invocation: ~/linux$ scripts/checkpatch --strict foo.patch This tests for a bad habits of mine like this: return 0 ; Note that it does allow a special case of a bare semicolon for empty loops: while (foo()) ; Signed-off-by: Eric Nelson <eric.nelson@boundarydevices.com> Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> Cc: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rwxr-xr-xscripts/checkpatch.pl7
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index faea0ec612bf..2262e1f57fa6 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -2448,6 +2448,13 @@ sub process {
"space prohibited between function name and open parenthesis '('\n" . $herecurr);
}
}
+
+# check for whitespace before a non-naked semicolon
+ if ($line =~ /^\+.*\S\s+;/) {
+ CHK("SPACING",
+ "space prohibited before semicolon\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+
# Check operator spacing.
if (!($line=~/\#\s*include/)) {
my $ops = qr{