Commit e45bab8e authored by Andy Whitcroft's avatar Andy Whitcroft Committed by Linus Torvalds
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checkpatch: handle string concatenation in simple #defines

Adjacent strings indicate concatentation, therefore look at identifiers
directly adjacent to literal strings as strings too.  This allows us to
better detect the form below and accept it as a simple constant:

    #define pr_fmt(fmt) KBUILD_MODNAME ": " fmt
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndy Whitcroft <>
Cc: Joe Perches <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent b9df76ac
......@@ -2894,6 +2894,12 @@ sub process {
# Flatten any obvious string concatentation.
while ($dstat =~ s/("X*")\s*$Ident/$1/ ||
$dstat =~ s/$Ident\s*("X*")/$1/)
my $exceptions = qr{
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