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[PATCH] HACKING: add a vim indentation example

From: ivansichfreitas
Subject: [PATCH] HACKING: add a vim indentation example
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:18:59 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

From baa5d25da96fb10fcbde352216cc15e0ab0ced15 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ivan Sichmann Freitas <address@hidden>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 23:43:19 -0300
Subject: [PATCH] HACKING: add a vim indentation example.

HACKING: add a vim example showing how to configure it to follow GNU
indentation in coreutils source files.
 HACKING |   21 ++++++++++++++++++---
 1 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/HACKING b/HACKING
index 8933e9a..51c4acd 100644
@@ -349,10 +349,25 @@ this code enables the right mode:
              (not (string-equal mode-name "Makefile")))
         (setq indent-tabs-mode nil))))
-[*] Makefile and ChangeLog files are exempt, of course.
+If you use vim (7+ compiled with autocommands), and coreutils working
+directory name also matches, add the following in ~/.vimrc:
+  " Set GNU style indentation, spaces instead of TABs
+  function! CoreutilsIndent()
+      " Check if 'coreutils' is part of the current working directory
+      if match(getcwd(), "coreutils") > 0
+          " The next 3 lines below set the GNU indentation
+          setlocal cinoptions=>4,n-2,{2,^-2,:2,=2,g0,h2,p5,t0,+2,(0,u0,w1,m1
+          setlocal shiftwidth=2
+          setlocal tabstop=8
+          " Coreutils specific, expand TABs with spaces
+          setlocal expandtab
+      endif
+  endfunction
+  autocmd BufEnter *.c,*.h call CoreutilsIndent()
-[FIXME: suggest vim syntax to do same thing, if it can be done safely.
- Most distros now "set nomodeline" by default for a good reason. ]
+[*] Makefile and ChangeLog files are exempt, of course.
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