Can we move Samba to C99 and past -Werror=declaration-after-statement ?
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Nov 9 21:58:04 UTC 2023
Samba chooses to, for it's C style guide, to enforce -
I understand that some prefer the style.
However C has moved on as a language, and libraries we use (Python 3.12
in this case) don't compile with it, and we are having to do quite some
https://gitlab.com/samba-team/samba/-/merge_requests/3373 to build on
See also discussion at https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15513
Can we agree to just remove this requirement?
It will allow us to keep variables closer to their use, which is
helpful in a lot of ways, particularly in longer functions.
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