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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines
Date: Mon, 3 May 2021 16:23:54 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YJBb2k4yUipefmzM@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87v980vz2f.fsf@evledraar.gmail.com>

On Mon, May 03, 2021 at 01:22:13PM +0200, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> On Sat, May 01 2021, Jeff King wrote:
> 
> > Many calls to report() in fsck_tree() are kept on a single line and are
> > quite long. Most were pretty big to begin with, but have gotten even
> > longer over the years as we've added more parameters. Let's accept the
> > churn of wrapping them in order to conform to our usual line limits.
> 
> If we're going to have the churn I'd say just wrap the rest of the file
> as well, now it's mostly-consistent in having these long lines.
> 
> FWIW I think having the long lines makes things more readable in this
> case, but the inconsistency is worse.

I'm not sure I agree. It depends on how big a chunk you consider for
consistency: a function, a file, or the whole project.

fsck_tree() was already inconsistent, so this is making that function
totally consistent. Since that was the function I was working in, that
seemed like the limit of "while I'm here", and I'd prefer to keep it
there for the series.

I certainly don't mind extra clean up on top, though.

As far as preferring the long lines, I don't mind lines a _little_ long,
but some of these are 120+ characters. They wrap awkwardly even on my
extra-wide terminals. ;) I guess we can have a discussion on whether
long lines are OK, but it should probably center on what we put into
CodingGuidelines, and not these particular lines.

> I wonder if this whole thing wouldn't be better by declaring the format
> in the msg_id_info struct. I.e. add this to fsck.h, but that's an even
> bigger change...

I think it gets tricky, as not all of the strings have the same number
and type of format specifiers (most don't have any, but verify_headers()
for example uses %ld).

-Peff

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-03 20:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-01 15:40 [PATCH 0/9] leftover bits from symlinked gitattributes, etc topics Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 1/9] t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation Jeff King
2021-05-03  9:46   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:29     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 2/9] fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable Jeff King
2021-05-03 11:15   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:13     ` Jeff King
2021-05-04 10:10       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-01 15:41 ` [PATCH 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines Jeff King
2021-05-03 11:22   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:23     ` Jeff King [this message]
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 4/9] t7415: rename to expand scope Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules Jeff King
2021-05-01 18:55   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-01 19:03     ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-03 19:39       ` Jeff King
2021-05-03 10:12   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-03 20:32     ` Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 6/9] t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:42 ` [PATCH 7/9] t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:43 ` [PATCH 8/9] fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW Jeff King
2021-05-01 15:43 ` [PATCH 9/9] docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files Jeff King
2021-05-01 19:16   ` Eric Sunshine
2021-05-03 20:33     ` Jeff King
2021-05-03  5:36 ` [PATCH 0/9] leftover bits from symlinked gitattributes, etc topics Junio C Hamano
2021-05-03 20:42 ` [PATCH v2 " Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 1/9] t7415: remove out-dated comment about translation Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 2/9] fsck_tree(): fix shadowed variable Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 3/9] fsck_tree(): wrap some long lines Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 4/9] t7415: rename to expand scope Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 5/9] t7450: test verify_path() handling of gitmodules Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 6/9] t7450: test .gitmodules symlink matching against obscured names Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 7/9] t0060: test ntfs/hfs-obscured dotfiles Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 8/9] fsck: warn about symlinked dotfiles we'll open with O_NOFOLLOW Jeff King
2021-05-03 20:43   ` [PATCH v2 9/9] docs: document symlink restrictions for dot-files Jeff King

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