[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH v2 2/2] procd: apply official kernel clang-format style

Petr Štetiar ynezz at true.cz
Tue May 14 13:23:55 EDT 2019

Paul Spooren <mail at aparcar.org> [2019-05-14 18:51:55]:

> On 5/14/19 6:24 PM, Daniel Golle wrote:
> > I don't think adding formatter-information into the code makes sense
> > at this stage, as this is meant for exeptions from an otherwise applied
> > style. Here, obviously clang-format defintions don't reflect the
> > current style.
> They don't, they reflect the kernels style (at lest, as much as I
> understand using the .clang-configuration file). If it's ugly, it's not
> a matter of clang-format but of the kernels code style, not?

FYI, quoting from https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/clang-format.html

 While it might be tempting to use this to keep a file always in sync with
 clang-format, specially if you are writing new files or if you are a
 maintainer, please note that people might be running different clang-format
 versions or not have it available at all. Therefore, you should probably
 refrain yourself from using this in kernel sources; at least until we see if
 clang-format becomes commonplace.

 Remember that you can always tweak the changes afterwards in those cases where
 the tool did not do an optimal job. But as a first approximation, it can be
 very useful.

-- ynezz

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