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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] arm-dis: Fix spelling in comment

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] arm-dis: Fix spelling in comments (iff -> if)
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 20:15:49 +0100

On 17 April 2012 19:22, Andreas Färber <address@hidden> wrote:
> Am 17.04.2012 19:58, schrieb Stefan Weil:
>> The spelling 'iff' is sometimes used for 'if and only if'.
>> Even if that meaning could be applied here, it is not used
>> consistently. It is also quite unusual to use 'if and only if'
>> in technical documentation. Therefore a simple 'if' should be
>> preferred here.
>> Signed-off-by: Stefan Weil <address@hidden>
>> ---
>>  arm-dis.c |   22 +++++++++++-----------
>>  1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
> Aren't the *-dis.c files imported from binutils? In that case I'd
> suggest to stay in sync with how they write/wrote it.

Yes, arm-dis.c is from binutils. These comments still read 'iff'
in current binutils, as they have done since first introduced
in binutils 2.5 in 1994.

-- PMM

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