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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] CodingStyle updates
On Thu, 14 Dec 2006 19:07:27 -0500 (EST) Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>
> > David Weinehall wrote:
> > > On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 12:48:38AM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > >
> > > [snip]
> > >
> > > > +but no space after unary operators:
> > > > + sizeof ++ -- & * + - ~ ! defined
> > >
> > > Uhm, that doesn't compute... If you don't put a space after sizeof,
> > > the program won't compile.
> > >
> > > int c;
> > > printf("%d", sizeofc);
> >
> > Uh, we prefer not to see "sizeof c". IOW, we prefer to have the
> > parentheses use all the time. Maybe I need to say that better?
>
> here's a *really* rough first pass, i'm sure the end result would need
> some hand tweaking:

You can certainly send such (generated) patches to Andrew or other
subsystem maintainers if you'd like, but I'm more interested in
not adding more crud to the tree in the future.

IOW, sure, we prefer sizeof(foo) to sizeof foo, but the latter isn't
killing us. If someone is there making other changes, it would be
OK to change that also.

Compare: http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/7/191

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