Commit 9a4cad4e authored by Eric Nelson's avatar Eric Nelson Committed by Linus Torvalds
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checkpatch: check for whitespace before semicolon at EOL

Requires --strict option during invocation:
	~/linux$ scripts/checkpatch --strict foo.patch

This tests for a bad habits of mine like this:

	return 0 ;

Note that it does allow a special case of a bare semicolon
for empty loops:

	while (foo())
Signed-off-by: default avatarEric Nelson <>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <>
Cc: Joe Perches <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 133fd9f5
......@@ -2448,6 +2448,13 @@ sub process {
"space prohibited between function name and open parenthesis '('\n" . $herecurr);
# check for whitespace before a non-naked semicolon
if ($line =~ /^\+.*\S\s+;/) {
"space prohibited before semicolon\n" . $herecurr);
# Check operator spacing.
if (!($line=~/\#\s*include/)) {
my $ops = qr{
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