checkpatch: revert --strict test for net/ and drivers/net block comment style
Joe Perches [Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:35:11 +0000 (13:35 -0600)]
Revert the --strict test for the old preferred block
comment style in drivers/net and net/

Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

scripts/checkpatch.pl

index de639ee..faea0ec 100755 (executable)
@@ -1869,12 +1869,6 @@ sub process {
                            "No space is necessary after a cast\n" . $hereprev);
                }
 
-               if ($rawline =~ /^\+[ \t]*\/\*[ \t]*$/ &&
-                   $prevrawline =~ /^\+[ \t]*$/) {
-                       CHK("BLOCK_COMMENT_STYLE",
-                           "Don't begin block comments with only a /* line, use /* comment...\n" . $hereprev);
-               }
-
 # check for spaces at the beginning of a line.
 # Exceptions:
 #  1) within comments