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SubjectRe: [PATCH 109/148] include/asm-x86/serial.h: checkpatch cleanups - formatting only
From: Jörn Engel <>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 12:41:42 +0100

> Do you have a non-consistency based reason to prefer the longer
> version?

Inconstent spacing fools people's eyes and leads to bugs,
more often than not.

After 15 years of kernel development, I can remember at
least 10 or so multi-week-debugging sessions that could
have been curtailed had I not mis-read a poorly spaced
C statement.

It matters in practical terms, not just consistency terms,
trust me.
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