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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2013-07-03 15:05:26 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-07-03 16:07:44 -0700
commit9d7a34a5135d29b840d074ba8fbb9c2fac63e508 (patch)
tree3e6869ca31ecf4a1cef0d310427cf937cc1df1cb /scripts
parent36ec19390effc9131132901e8a66a071a7b74a88 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-9d7a34a5135d29b840d074ba8fbb9c2fac63e508.tar.gz
checkpatch: warn on comparisons to get_jiffies_64()
Comparing get_jiffies_64() is almost always wrong and time_before64 and time_after64 should be used instead. Warn on any comparison to get_jiffies_64(). Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> 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.pl6
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index c274e1dc1e67..f4e247b277de 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -3305,6 +3305,12 @@ sub process {
"Comparing jiffies is almost always wrong; prefer time_after, time_before and friends\n" . $herecurr);
}
+# check for comparisons of get_jiffies_64()
+ if ($line =~ /\bget_jiffies_64\s*\(\s*\)\s*$Compare|$Compare\s*get_jiffies_64\s*\(\s*\)/) {
+ WARN("JIFFIES_COMPARISON",
+ "Comparing get_jiffies_64() is almost always wrong; prefer time_after64, time_before64 and friends\n" . $herecurr);
+ }
+
# warn about #ifdefs in C files
# if ($line =~ /^.\s*\#\s*if(|n)def/ && ($realfile =~ /\.c$/)) {
# print "#ifdef in C files should be avoided\n";