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authorJoe Perches <joe@perches.com>2014-01-23 15:54:44 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-01-23 16:36:58 -0800
commit9624b8d65cd1e9a6415a81a6588e423b1d8c2282 (patch)
tree3efead36061f8934d6d2d0bdc2c571ee8ffc1539 /scripts
parentc34c09a8451fac8555cbf0e8df1f6cf31cf1360b (diff)
downloadlinux-9624b8d65cd1e9a6415a81a6588e423b1d8c2282.tar.gz
checkpatch: add a --fix-inplace option
Add the ability to fix and overwrite existing files/patches instead of creating a new file "<filename>.EXPERIMENTAL-checkpatch-fixes". Suggested-by: Manfred Spraul <manfred@colorfullife.com> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org> Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@canonical.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.pl10
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 260b324b6c3..93f8507b7ac 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -29,6 +29,7 @@ my $mailback = 0;
my $summary_file = 0;
my $show_types = 0;
my $fix = 0;
+my $fix_inplace = 0;
my $root;
my %debug;
my %camelcase = ();
@@ -76,6 +77,9 @@ Options:
"<inputfile>.EXPERIMENTAL-checkpatch-fixes"
with potential errors corrected to the preferred
checkpatch style
+ --fix-inplace EXPERIMENTAL - may create horrible results
+ Is the same as --fix, but overwrites the input
+ file. It's your fault if there's no backup or git
--ignore-perl-version override checking of perl version. expect
runtime errors.
-h, --help, --version display this help and exit
@@ -131,6 +135,7 @@ GetOptions(
'mailback!' => \$mailback,
'summary-file!' => \$summary_file,
'fix!' => \$fix,
+ 'fix-inplace!' => \$fix_inplace,
'ignore-perl-version!' => \$ignore_perl_version,
'debug=s' => \%debug,
'test-only=s' => \$tst_only,
@@ -140,6 +145,8 @@ GetOptions(
help(0) if ($help);
+$fix = 1 if ($fix_inplace);
+
my $exit = 0;
if ($^V && $^V lt $minimum_perl_version) {
@@ -4388,7 +4395,8 @@ sub process {
hash_show_words(\%ignore_type, "Ignored");
if ($clean == 0 && $fix && "@rawlines" ne "@fixed") {
- my $newfile = $filename . ".EXPERIMENTAL-checkpatch-fixes";
+ my $newfile = $filename;
+ $newfile .= ".EXPERIMENTAL-checkpatch-fixes" if (!$fix_inplace);
my $linecount = 0;
my $f;