RE: Lindent and coding style

From: Li Yang-r58472
Date: Mon Mar 20 2006 - 21:58:28 EST

> From: Alan Cox [mailto:alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 10:37 PM
> To: Li Yang-r58472
> Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Lindent and coding style
> On Llu, 2006-03-20 at 19:32 +0800, Li Yang-r58472 wrote:
> > There is a lindent script in linux kernel source. It breaks long
> > lines, but uses space instead of tab as indentation. However, the
> > codingstyle document also from the kernel source indicates no space is
> > allowed for indentation. Is there a fix for this problem? Or the
> > result from lindent(space indentation) is actually allowed in kernel
> > source? Thanks.
> >
> It should produce suitable output. Do you have examples of where it
> produces space indentation and you expect tabs ?
One more thing to add, my indent is GNU indent 2.2.9 coming with Redhat 9.0. Does it matter?
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