lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Sep]   [28]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH 22/24] membarrier.2: Note that glibc does not provide a wrapper
From
Date


On 2020-09-28 14:52, G. Branden Robinson wrote:
> At 2020-09-27T22:05:14+0200, Alejandro Colomar wrote:
>> Hi Branden,
>>
>> * G. Branden Robinson via linux-man:
>>
>> 1)
>>
>>> .EX
>>> .B int fstat(int \c
>>> .IB fd , \~\c
>>> .B struct stat *\c
>>> .IB statbuf );
>>> .EE
>>
>> 2)
>>
>>> .EX
>>> .BI "int fstat(int " fd ", struct stat *" statbuf );
>>> .EE
>>
>> 3)
>>
>>> .EX
>>> .BI "int fstat(int\~" fd ", struct stat *" statbuf );
>>> .EE
>>
>> I'd say number 2 is best. Rationale: grep :)
>> I agree it's visually somewhat harder, but grepping is way easier.
>
> I don't see how (2) is any tougher to grep than (3)...?
>
> If I'm grepping, I'm usually concerned with things like
> variable/function names and not with punctuation, so if I were grepping
> for the above function signature I'd probably write:
>
> $ grep 'fstat.*fd.*statbuf' man2/*
>
> ...which would catch either of the above just fine.
>
> Am I missing something?
>
> Regards,
> Branden
>

There are a few cases: if I want to find declarations of type int,
I'd start with:

$ grep -rn "int\s"

or something like that. "int\~" would break the ability to do that.

Regards,
Alex

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-09-28 15:34    [W:0.115 / U:0.240 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site