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Re: WTF?

On Thu, 2009-11-26 at 00:08 +0100, Richard Guenther wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 12:04 AM, Tom Tromey <> wrote:
> >>>>>> "Basile" == Basile STARYNKEVITCH <> writes:
> >
> > Basile> Of course, not every one has it (notably those working on non-linux
> > Basile> systems), but for those who have it, requiring that every C file
> > Basile> inside GCC has been automatically indented with GNU indent could
> > Basile> help.
> >
> > I looked at this once.  GNU indent doesn't have all the features needed
> > to make it correctly support the GCC coding style.  I filed a bunch of
> > GNU indent bug reports, but AFAIK none of them has ever been fixed.
> >
> > You could still do this if you didn't mind a coding style change at the
> > same time.  And of course, this will only help the .c and .h files, not
> > everything else.
> Not to mention that I'd find this a quite pointless excercise.  I trust
> humans much more than the little brain of GNU indent (or whatever
> you can code into a reasonable replacement).

I don't think we need to go that far.

An SVN pre-commit filter (default on, disabled by SVN attribute if
needed) should instead just reject files that have trailing white space.


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