Subject: Re: KNF (was DRM on 4.99.42 i386)
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/20/2007 22:29:32
On Fri, Dec 21, 2007 at 08:37:41AM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 12:03:36PM -0500, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> > 
> > Has the stance of the project changed according to
> > /usr/share/misc/style, or is it common practice to later on audit and
> > fix formatting?
> >
> No.  Files committed to the repository must be formatted to KNF, there
> should be no reason to commit code that is not KNF and "fix it up"
> later.  That is wrong.

'MUST' is a bit strong, 'SHOULD' is more correct.

Code that isn't owned by the netbsd project shouldn't have gratuitious
changes made - as these just make picking up new versions harder.


David Laight: