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Re: [dm-devel] [patch 1/3] Extremely basic hp hardware handler (no retries, no error handling, etc).



On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 22:35 -0500, Mike Christie wrote:
> Chandra Seetharaman wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-07-30 at 16:08 -0500, Mike Christie wrote:
> >> Chandra Seetharaman wrote:
> >>> Hi Dave,
> >>>
> >>> some coding style related comments (below).
> >>>
> >>
> >>>> +	if (!error) {
> >>>> +		err_flags = 0;
> >>>> +		DMDEBUG("%s path activation command - success",
> >>>> +		       	path->dev->name);
> >>> Mixed use of space and tab for indentation (many other places too).
> >>>
> >> Where is that rule for this type of plcae?
> > 
> > Documentation/CodingStyle:
> > "Outside of comments, documentation and except in Kconfig, spaces are
> > never used for indentation, and the above example is deliberately
> > broken."
> 
> Ah I see. I still think it is ok for this type of case though. Well, the 

I see what you mean and agree with you.

> above chunk of code should actually be tabbed because it lines up 
> perfectly (I think there are 8 spaces in the above snippet), but some of 
> the other places are not. checkpatch.pl did not care about the others 
> and it looks like reviewers like Andrew Morton did not care about some 
> of the wierder spacing used in dm-mpath-rdac which did not fit the 
> coding style doc or the existing code :)

I will check it out

> 
> If we are getting all picky about that coding style I guess Dave should 

No, I am not getting all picky :). Was trying to help to avoid some
churn when sent to mainline.

> run scripts/checkpatch.pl over his patches, because I think there are 
> some other issues.
> 
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