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Re: [Qemu-devel] Why do we typedef every struct on QEMU?

From: Stefan Hajnoczi
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Why do we typedef every struct on QEMU?
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:03:17 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.0 (2018-05-17)

On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:42:05AM +0200, Markus Armbruster wrote:
> Peter Maydell <address@hidden> writes:
> > On 17 July 2018 at 20:50, Eduardo Habkost <address@hidden> wrote:
> Instead, we've repeatedly wasted time on debating which kind of ugly we
> hate less, and all we can show for our troubles is CODING_STYLE.  Which
> leaves a whole lot more questions open than it answers, so we can keep
> enjoying style debates.
> That the code shows anything resembling consistency at all is a
> testament to humanity's yearning for order within a chaotic world.

Going back to something concrete after this nice philosophical musing:

The coding style checker (checkpatch.pl) seems like a huge success to
me.  Without it, achieving consistency is futile.

checkpatch.pl defines the true coding style of QEMU - the subset that
can be automatically checked by patchew.  If we want to follow a coding
style, implementing the rules in checkpatch.pl is important.

(Though I'll be the first to admit that checkpatch.pl has many


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