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SubjectRe: coding style for long conditions (WAS: Re: [PATCH 25/90] ... blinky leds!!)
David Brownell wrote:
> Please change your coding style to conform to Documentation/CodingStyle.
> *** Only indent with tabs!! ***
> Every one of those examples violates that simple rule.

Spaces are used to indent all over the kernel; using a few spaces to pad
out some indentation into the proper place is accepted practice,
regardless of what CodingStyle says. The most important rule probably
needs to be explicitly added:

Break any of these rules sooner than say anything outright barbarous.[1]

Though the first para of CodingStyle is very clear that it is a set of
guidelines rather than strict rules.


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