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    SubjectRe: [git-pull -tip] x86: include inverse Xmas tree patches
    Sam Ravnborg wrote:
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    > Ordering include based on length of line minimize the
    > risk of merge conflicts.
    > If people just add new includes in the bottom of the list you
    > are certain that a merge conflit happens.
    >
    > This scheme is starting to be used in several places with the
    > primary advocates being David Miller and Ingo.
    >
    > It is getting used both for includes _and_ for local variables.
    >

    Personally I'd prefer alphabetic order, sorting based on length isn't a
    complete ordering. Nearly all editors can sort alphabetically at the
    push of a key.

    -hpa


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