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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] run scripts/Lindent on it to match Documentation/CodingStyle
On Fri, Jul 20, 2007 at 10:50:42PM +0200, Oleg Verych wrote:
> > Of course, we can't add this flag to Lindent until it's widely
> > circulating amongst the distributions. Perhaps we can add this to
> > Lindent in the meantime:
> >
> > sed -i -e 's/^\t* \(\w*:\)/ \1/' "$@"
> >
> > which will replace the leading tabs and spaces with one space.
> > It should leave case labels unmolested, as they should be indented with
> > tabs, not 6 spaces.
> >
> > Any regexp ninjas want to have a go at something better?
>
> I'm the one. Trying to write portable, optimized and easy to
> understand scripts [0].
>
> Please, describe more what must be done, and i will do it. Case labels
> are handled very strangely in you example.

OK. indent will indent labels to a column number that's a multiple of
8, plus 6. So it may start in column 6, 14, 20, 28, etc. I'm not quite
sure what the definition of a label is; I had it as \w*: up there, but I
don't know if that would match the _. The point is to *not* handle case
labels, only goto labels.

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