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diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 3e9fee60642c..e0a674f471ee 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -3189,6 +3189,16 @@ sub process {
}
}
+# check for unnecessary blank lines around braces
+ if (($line =~ /^..*}\s*$/ && $prevline =~ /^.\s*$/)) {
+ CHK("BRACES",
+ "Blank lines aren't necessary before a close brace '}'\n" . $hereprev);
+ }
+ if (($line =~ /^.\s*$/ && $prevline =~ /^..*{\s*$/)) {
+ CHK("BRACES",
+ "Blank lines aren't necessary after an open brace '{'\n" . $hereprev);
+ }
+
# no volatiles please
my $asm_volatile = qr{\b(__asm__|asm)\s+(__volatile__|volatile)\b};
if ($line =~ /\bvolatile\b/ && $line !~ /$asm_volatile/) {