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SubjectRe: [PATCH] whitespace cleanups for fs/cifs/file.c
On 07/03/05 10:26 +0100, Edgar, Bob wrote:
> I lurk on the list and didn't comment last time but there is one aspect
> of this patch that I think is "bad" style. The function declaration should
> not be on the same line with the type. Why? Try to find the file where a
> function is defined instead of used. If you grep "^funcname" you'll find
> it quite simply. The same is true in YFE (mine being vi) /^funcname gets
> me there in one shot.

Does anybody actually use grep "^funcname"? cscope/ctags is the way.

> This may not seem an important thing but when you are coming into a
> project cold and don't know how anything works or where it lives it
> can be very important. Consider trying to find where some common
> function from a library is defined in a project with sever 1000 files.

Again... cscope or ctags will make your life much easier here.

> I now return you to your regularly scheduled programming.
> bob
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [
> org]On Behalf Of Jesper Juhl
> Sent: Freitag, 4. März 2005 20:24
> To: Steve French
> Cc: Jörn Engel; Luca Tettamanti; samba-technical; Linux Kernel Mailing
> List; Domen Puncer
> Subject: [PATCH] whitespace cleanups for fs/cifs/file.c
> -int
> -cifs_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
> +int cifs_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
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