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authorAndy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com>2012-01-10 15:10:00 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-01-10 16:30:50 -0800
commit89a883530fe79939384a6c6ed893c719762c7c9c (patch)
tree49d1dd395c3029ab6261c8d217f53642d77bdc0f /scripts
parentd7c76ba7e58bc3ca674f20759c686535db484749 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-89a883530fe79939384a6c6ed893c719762c7c9c.tar.gz
checkpatch: ## is not a valid modifier
Inserting a # into the modifiers list will incorrectly add the null string to the modifiers list, leading to an infinite loop. As neither of these is a valid modifier form simply ignore them. Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.com> Reported-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.pl4
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 4c53d6f67339..b4390cf818da 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -1224,7 +1224,9 @@ sub possible {
case|
else|
asm|__asm__|
- do
+ do|
+ \#|
+ \#\#|
)(?:\s|$)|
^(?:typedef|struct|enum)\b
)}x;