[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq coding style

Kurt H Maier khm at sciops.net
Thu Sep 26 21:58:42 BST 2019


On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 07:47:45PM +0200, Maarten de Vries wrote:
> 
> On 26-09-2019 18:03, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> 
> Which is my it matters for open source projects. There will be people 
> with broken tooling that commit trailing whitespace.

The consequences of which range, of course, from absent to negligible.
This software is not written in tcl.

> And whitespace fixes can definitely make certain git tasks (like 
> merging, rebasing or just inspecting diffs) more difficult than they 
> otherwise would be. So it isn't a weird idea to aim for consistent 
> white-space usage.

Git already contains tooling to ignore this, as all competent tools do.

khm



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