Re: [PATCH 1/4] treewide: convert ISO_8859-1 text comments to utf-8

To: Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] treewide: convert ISO_8859-1 text comments to utf-8
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>, Samuel Ortiz <sameo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Rob Herring <robh+dt@xxxxxxxxxx>, Michael Ellerman <mpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jonathan Cameron <jic23@xxxxxxxxxx>, linux-wireless@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, devicetree@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-arm-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-crypto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linuxppc-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-iio@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-pm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, coreteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 17:55:31 -0700
On Tue, 24 Jul 2018 17:13:20 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, 2018-07-24 at 14:00 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:13:25 +0200 Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Almost all files in the kernel are either plain text or UTF-8
> > > encoded. A couple however are ISO_8859-1, usually just a few
> > > characters in a C comments, for historic reasons.
> > > This converts them all to UTF-8 for consistency.
> []
> > Will we be getting a checkpatch rule to keep things this way?
> How would that be done?

I'm using this, seems to work.

        if ! file $p | grep -q -P ", ASCII text|, UTF-8 Unicode text"
                echo $p: weird charset

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