[PATCH v2] Re: avoid useless if-before-free tests

Rainer Orth ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE
Tue Mar 8 18:45:00 GMT 2011

Jim Meyering <jim@meyering.net> writes:

>> the change at hand.  And please don't change the alignment of entries
>> with multiple email addresses.
> Changing 8-spaces to a TAB does not affect alignment when you're
> looking at the ChangeLog file itself with standard tab setting.
> Perhaps you looked at a hunk like the following and mistook it
> for one that introduces an alignment change?
>  2011-11-04  Eric Botcazou  <ebotcazou@adacore.com>
> -            Jakub Jelinek  <jakub@redhat.com>
> +	   Jakub Jelinek  <jakub@redhat.com>
> It does not.

I'm pretty sure it does: before, you have 12 SPC, afterwards you have
TAB + 3 SPC, which is equivalent to 11 SPC in my book.

I honestly don't see the point of this whitespace change unless done
across all ChangeLogs, not just a few that you happen to touch.


Rainer Orth, Center for Biotechnology, Bielefeld University

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