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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] hwmon: (asus-ec-sensors) implement locking via the ACPI global lock
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On 3/27/22 11:51, Eugene Shalygin wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Mar 2022 at 20:04, Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> wrote:
>
>> What is the problem other than that the string is split across
>> multiple lines ? That can easily be fixed by not splitting it,
>> so you'll have to be more specific.
>
> Yes, the problem is that it is split. When merged it exceeds the 80-th
> column and creates problems for editors instructed to format text on
> paste. And I would not like to neither split the string onto two debug
> messages, nor shorten the debug message itself. Maybe there is an
> elegant solution I'm not aware of?
>

First, you can go up to 100 columns nowadays. Second, the column
limit is waived for strings because it is more important to not
split them. If you _still_ want to stick with 80 columns, sorry,
no, I don't have a solution. Your problem is with the editor,
not with kernel formatting rules.

Guenter

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