On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 03:50:26PM +0000, Phillip Lougher wrote:
Paul Jackson wrote:
In the overall kernel (Linus's bk tree) I count:
733 lines matching 'for *( *; *; *)'
718 lines matching 'while *( *1 *)'
In the kernel/*.c files, I count 15 of the 'for(;;)' style and 1 of the
Certainly the 'for(;;)' style is acceptable, and even slightly to
substantially dominant, depending on which piece of code you're in.
I prefer the 'while' style, and only used 'for' because that's what I thought the kernel used.
If no-one objects I'll change it back to while...
Shouldn't issues like this be in the coding style document?
This particular point is rather trivial. Do whatever suits you.