We often see macros which define structure members, these are not
complex and necessarily do not have braces or brackets. For example:

#define _PLIST_HEAD_INIT(head) \
.prio_list = LIST_HEAD_INIT((head).prio_list), \
.node_list = LIST_HEAD_INIT((head).node_list)

Signed-off-by: Andy Whitcroft
---
scripts/checkpatch.pl | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 19690a2..6eceda7 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -2155,6 +2155,7 @@ sub process {
if ($dstat ne '' &&
$dstat !~ /^(?:$Ident|-?$Constant)$/ &&
$dstat !~ /$exceptions/ &&
+ $dstat !~ /^\.$Ident\s*=/ &&
$dstat =~ /$Operators/)
{
ERROR("Macros with complex values should be enclosed in parenthesis\n" . "$here\n$ctx\n");
--
1.6.0.1.451.gc8d31

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