Re: [PATCH 4/4] checkpatch: replace magic value for TAB size

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed May 08 2019 - 13:03:55 EST

On Wed, 2019-05-08 at 17:32 +0200, Antonio Borneo wrote:
> On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 4:52 PM Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ...
> > > In these cases the script will be probably modified and adapted,
> > > so there is no need (at least for the moment) to expose this
> > > setting on the script's command line.
> >
> > Disagree. Probably getter to add a --tabsize=<foo> option now.
> Ok, will send a V2 including the command line option.
> Exposing TAB size, makes the option name relevant; should I keep
> "--tabsize" or is "--tab-stop" more appropriate?

--tabsize is probably more appropriate as tab stops are not
always a multiple of a single number.

Unless you really want to get funky and support something like

I don't suggest that.