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From Nathan Kurz <>
Subject Re: [lucy-dev] C code formatter
Date Mon, 02 May 2011 02:58:08 GMT
On Sun, May 1, 2011 at 7:13 PM, Marvin Humphrey <> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 10:38:56PM -0700, Nathan Kurz wrote:
>> If "--add-brackets" is compatible with "--keep-one-line-statements",
>> I'd love if it could be added as well.
> While figuring out how to work around some of AStyle's bugs and quirks, I've
> come to understand that it is not that sophisticated at C parsing.  Some of
> the hacks I put in to defeat AStyle idiosyncrasies involve blatant C syntax
> errors.
> With that in mind, I would prefer to keep "--add-brackets" out of the astylerc
> file, so that AStyle's scope is limited to whitespace only.  It has a decent
> rep for not destroying your code, but I'd prefer to play it conservative.
> Nevertheless, as part of LUCY-141, I ran autoformatting with "--add-brackets"
> enabled, carefully checked the output and committed the change.  We could
> conceivably do that again -- I'd just like to make sure that AStyle's work
> gets supervised properly.

That sounds like a fine compromise to me.



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