Whitespace and bullying

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri Apr 6 20:51:48 UTC 2018

On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 10:29:54PM +0200, Ralph Böhme wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 01:34:41PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> > Some people find following this rule onerous enough that I think Andrew is correct,
> > we should use an automated solution here.
> well, maybe I've been through metze's school of coding for too long. One lesson
> you'll learn there: there's exactly one way for a patch to be correct. And that
> doesn't include trailing whitespace. :)))
> > After all, computers are supposed to be our servants, not the
> > other way sound :-).
> sure, if this can be automated let's do that, but my understanding was that
> there is stuff where trailing whitespace has a purpose, so we couldn't automate
> it. Am I missing something?

We could enforce on .c and .h files only.

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