Commit 8aa41363 authored by Simon Glass's avatar Simon Glass

patman: Format checkpatch messages for IDE throwback

It is convenient to be able to deal with checkpatch warnings in the same
way as build warnings. Tools such as emacs and kate can quickly locate
the source file and line automatically.

To achieve this, adjust the format to match the C compiler, and output to
Signed-off-by: default avatarSimon Glass <>
parent 6b6024a3
......@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ def GetWarningMsg(col, msg_type, fname, line, msg):
msg_type = col.Color(col.RED, msg_type)
elif msg_type == 'check':
msg_type = col.Color(col.MAGENTA, msg_type)
return '%s: %s,%d: %s' % (msg_type, fname, line, msg)
return '%s:%d: %s: %s\n' % (fname, line, msg_type, msg)
def CheckPatches(verbose, args):
'''Run the script on each patch'''
......@@ -157,7 +157,8 @@ def CheckPatches(verbose, args):
print("Internal error: some problems lost")
for item in result.problems:
print(GetWarningMsg(col, item.get('type', '<unknown>'),
GetWarningMsg(col, item.get('type', '<unknown>'),
item.get('file', '<unknown>'),
item.get('line', 0), item.get('msg', 'message')))
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