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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] 1 of 2: default ssid to 0

To: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] 1 of 2: default ssid to 0
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Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 19:07:40 +0900
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On 6/26/05, Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > i think it is very bad idea to have 2 coding styles for code in kernel
> > and out of kernel. because people work on all those code must always
> > remember to adjust the editor configuration, depend on the code in or
> > out of kernel, which is a nightmare :-(
> Yes, it's an extra thing to think about.  It also means that code imported
> from Linux needs adjusting to fit with the Xen coding convention.
> OTOH, we don't just work with the Linux kernel any more, so there will be
> multiple coding conventions anyhow.  I just set up emacs so I can type "M-x
> xen-c-mode" or "M-x linux-c-mode".
> > how about this simple guide?
> > - C code complies Linux kernel coding style
> I don't think this is likely to happen any time soon - it'd require patches to
> all of Xen and the tools :-( (and probably to some of the Linux code but
> that's arguably desirable)

yes, that is too bad. but at least if we have an official style, we
can enforce the rules *from now on*. the old code can be fix later (if


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