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SubjectRe: Comma at end of enum lists
On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 10:20:38AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Jacek Luczak wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >
> >I've found that in many enum lists, there's a comma at the end, e.g.
> >(arch/x86/kernel/early_printk.c):
> >
> >enum {
> > MAGIC1 = 0xBACCD00A,
> > MAGIC2 = 0xCA110000,
> > XOPEN = 5,
> > XWRITE = 4,
> >};
> >
> >Just out of curiosity, is there any particular reason here (no word in
> >CodingStyle about that).
> >
>
> Yes, it's so you can add a line without affecting the line before it,
> making a one-line patch into a two-line patch that's more likely to
> conflict.

Note that doing that makes sense only when you can expect additions to
the end and even then it's a matter of taste.


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