Re: PATCH: Fix broken PIO with libata

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Tue May 16 2006 - 11:56:52 EST

Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Tejun Heo wrote:
>> Is this agreed upon? I tend to omit almost all unnecessary (by operator
>> precedence) parenthesis, so in new EH and all other stuff, the "a && b &
>> c" sort of lines are abundant. If this is something that's agreed upon,
>> I can do a clean sweep over those.
> More parens == easier to review. So
> a && b & c
> should be
> a && (b & c)

Understood. Usually, my rule is something like doing the least
maximizes consistency (style-wise) thus increasing readability in the
end, but rules usually suck, don't they? What fits the most eyes is the
best, I guess.

> to clearly delineate the separate expressions to the human eye, and also
> make it clear to the reader that the '&' is intended, and not a typo
> that should have been '&&'.
> Anytime you see a long string of 'if' conditions, and the operators
> vary, add parents for readability.

Yeap, will do, from now on.

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