RE: [PATCH 13/19 v2] staging: comedi: amplc_pci230: remove unnecessary braces
From: Hartley Sweeten
Date: Wed Jul 30 2014 - 12:15:30 EST
On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:28 AM, Ian Abbott wrote:
> On 2014-07-30 15:09, Dan Carpenter wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 03:04:03PM +0100, Ian Abbott wrote:
>>> On 2014-07-30 14:41, Dan Carpenter wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:53:47PM +0100, Ian Abbott wrote:
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Ian Abbott <abbotti@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> v2: Be less aggressive in brace removal. Keep them for outer nested
>>>>> 'if's. Keep them in outer control statements where the inner control
>>>>> statement uses braces.
>>>> Really every multi-line indent should have braces for readability. This
>>>> isn't documented anywhere, but it's normal kernel style and Greg prefers
>>>> it for staging as well but I can't find the URL on google where he
>>>> mentioned that.
>>> With this version of the patch, amplc_pci230.c conforms to that --
>>> as long as you don't count comments, or splitting a simple statement
>>> across multiple lines to fit within 80 columns, e.g.:
>>> if (foo)
>>> /* do this */
>>> bar = baz +
>> Heh... I am counting comments and broken lines, though. It's not a
>> totally strict rule and it's especially not strict for broken lines.
>> But we would prefer braces in those situations.
> If necessary, patches 13 and 19 can be dropped entirely.
That might be best for now.
The rest of the series applies fine with them dropped.
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