[pacman-dev] [PATCH] whitespace fixes for libalpm

Aurelien Foret aurelien at archlinux.org
Wed Feb 22 16:29:49 EST 2006

VMiklos wrote:
> if we use tabs, everyone is free to set tabspace to 2/8/etc in his
> favorite editor. if we use spaces, this freedom is lost

Sure. But the lines you modified with your patches were not restricting 
this freedom in any way. It was possible to change tab stop width 
without breaking the indentation...

The indentation I used is what GNU indent defines as 
"continue-at-parentheses" (tabs at the beginning of a line until 
reaching the code block, then shift it with some spaces to get the 
proper alignment).

> if you think the current "homogeneous but cosmetics allowed" style at
> pacman is not proper, then let's discuss this

My question about coding rules was targeted at Judd.
I don't have any strong opinion about this topic.

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