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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] tracing: Simplify & fix saved_tgids logic
On 2021-07-01 12:51, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Thu, 01 Jul 2021 12:35:29 -0700
> Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>
>> C99 comments are allowed since about 5 years ago.
>
> Really, I thought Linus hated them. Personally, I find them rather ugly
> myself. The only user of them I see in the kernel/ directory appears to
> be for RCU. But Paul's on the C/C++ committee, so perhaps he favors
> them.
>
> The net/ directory doesn't have any, except perhaps to comment out code
> (which I sometimes use it for that too).
>
> The block/, arch/x86/ directories don't have them either.
>
> I wouldn't go and change checkpatch, but I still rather avoid them,
> especially for multi line comments.
>
> /*
> * When it comes to multi line comments I prefer using something
> * that denotes a start and an end to the comment, as it makes it
> * look like a nice clip of information.
> */
>
> Instead of:
>
> // When it comes to multi line comments I prefer using something
> // that denotes a start and an end to the comment, as it makes it
> // look like a nice clip of information.
>
> Which just looks like noise. But hey, maybe that's just me because I
> find "*" as a sign of information and '//' something to ignore. ;-)

May I suggest using something other than an amber vt220?



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