2010-11-17 20:50:07

by Andy Whitcroft

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Subject: Re: Checkpatch complaining about spaces around * used as arithmetic operator

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 01:44:03PM -0700, Allyn, Mark A wrote:
> Hello:
> I had checkpatch complain about spaces around the * symbol when it is used as an arithmetic operator (multiply) and not an address indicator.
> This did not happen before; it's happening in the current next kernel.
> Are there intended changes to checkpatch to require no spaces after the * even for multiply?

No that would be incorrect. Could you send me the example which is
triggering it so I can try and determine why.