Subject: Re: KNF
To: matthew green <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/20/2007 20:54:12
matthew green <> writes:
>    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.
> however, if the code is 3rd party then it should NOT be changed.
> that way just leads to maintenence headaches for the future.

It is probably best if such code gets put in a dist/ directory so
people know NetBSD does not "own" it...

Perry E. Metzger