Re: [PATCH] drivers: staging: rtl8821ae: Fix spaces required around that '?' errors

From: Joe Perches
Date: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 09:56:13 EST

On Mon, 2014-08-25 at 08:51 -0500, Greg Donald wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 8:15 AM, Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2014-08-25 at 06:35 -0500, Greg Donald wrote:
> >> Fix spaces required around that '?' errors
> >
> > It'd be better to convert all parts of the
> > ternary at the same time.
> Wouldn't "at the same time" be in direct conflict with the "only do
> one thing per patch" rule?

No because these are both whitespace changes
around a ternary.

As far as I'm concerned, a single patch to do
all horizontal whitespace corrections at the
same time is just fine.

Just make sure to check your changes don't modify
anything with git diff -w and scripts/objdiff.

> > A subsequent change might be to remove the unnecessary
> > parentheses like:
> >
> > force_exec ? "force to" : "", dec_bt_pwr ? "ON" : "OFF");
> I understand. It's very likely I'll submit such a patch in the future.
> I'm currently attempting to keep my cleanups to a single error/warning
> type so I get as much done as possible per patch while also keeping
> the patch easy to review. Is this wrong?

No, it's the appropriate thing to do.

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