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Re: [Qemu-devel] [7234] Use a more natural order

From: Blue Swirl
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [7234] Use a more natural order
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 22:39:29 +0300

On 4/23/09, Glauber Costa <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 4:10 PM, Lennart Sorensen
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 10:01:43PM +0300, Blue Swirl wrote:
>  >> True, but it's not the style that is used here. You are of course free
>  >> to argue for using this version and even submit patches.
>  >
>  > I didn't check if it is covered by the codestyle or not for qemu.
>  >
>  > If your patch comment had said "Fix to follow code style" rather than
>  > "make natural order" I wouldn't have said anything.  Natural order in
>  > this case is a bad reason for the change.  Following code style is a
>  > good reason (even if the code style may then be questionable).
>  >
>  > If the code style doesn't cover it at all, I would say the change is
>  > horrible and shouldn't be done at all.  The change even caused a compile
>  > failure briefly (and hence breaks git bisect) by being commited completely
>  > untested I suspect.  If it didn't cause a compile failure it at least
>  > should have caused a serious warning.
> Note that this could be avoided by not commiting the code in the first place,
>  but rather, sending it to the mailing list. Everybody should be sending code
>  to the mailing list, even maintainers.
>  Anthony is already doing that, and it greatly reduces the probability of 
> getting
>  a broken bisect for broken patches.

In this case he committed the patches even though I had pointed out
these few remaining instances of this style. Gerd had fixed most of
the issues on previous rounds but some were still left.

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