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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 6fa167758f82..3e9fee60642c 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -3009,10 +3009,12 @@ sub process {
}
}
-# check for line continuations outside of #defines
+# check for line continuations outside of #defines, preprocessor #, and asm
} else {
if ($prevline !~ /^..*\\$/ &&
+ $line !~ /^\+\s*\#.*\\$/ && # preprocessor
+ $line !~ /^\+.*\b(__asm__|asm)\b.*\\$/ && # asm
$line =~ /^\+.*\\$/) {
WARN("LINE_CONTINUATIONS",
"Avoid unnecessary line continuations\n" . $herecurr);