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    SubjectRe: my handy-dandy, "coding style" script
    Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    >>>> just for fun, i threw the following together to peruse the tree (or
    >>>> any subdirectory) and look for stuff that violates the CodingStyle
    >>>> guide. clearly, it's far from complete and very ad hoc, but it's
    >>>> amusing. extra searches happily accepted.
    >>> I had a bunch of similar greps that I've recently been half-assedly
    >>> putting together into a single script too.
    >>> See http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/projects/findbugs/
    >> I don't know if anyone cares about them anymore, since I think gcc
    >> grew some smarts in the area recently, but there are a lot of lines of
    >> code matching "static int.*= *0;" and equivalents in the driver tree.
    >
    > I'd really like to see the C compiler being enhanced to detect
    > "stupid casts", i.e. those, which when removed, do not change (a) the outcome
    > (b) the compiler warnings/error output.
    >

    If you made it issue warnings for that, then it's going to be ever more
    painful to write generic macros.

    -hpa
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