checkpatch: include/asm checks should be anchored
Andy Whitcroft [Thu, 16 Oct 2008 05:02:20 +0000 (22:02 -0700)]
It is possible to have other include/asm paths within the tree which are
not subject to the do not edit checks.  Ignore those.

Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

scripts/checkpatch.pl

index 482768c..0e5af8e 100755 (executable)
@@ -1134,7 +1134,7 @@ sub process {
                        $realfile = $1;
                        $realfile =~ s@^[^/]*/@@;
 
-                       if ($realfile =~ m@include/asm/@) {
+                       if ($realfile =~ m@^include/asm/@) {
                                ERROR("do not modify files in include/asm, change architecture specific files in include/asm-<architecture>\n" . "$here$rawline\n");
                        }
                        next;