Re: [patch] ipc/msg.c: clean up coding style

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Jul 28 2006 - 04:57:11 EST

* James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Jul 2006, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > Let's not go BSD way.
> >
> > again, lets not have overlong line 80 prototypes.
> I thought Linus gave his blessing for long lines for prototypes (up to
> 120 chars?), to make it easier to grep the code for function
> prototypes.

i think that's a tool issue. If you need multiline grep, use the 'mg'
perl-script from:

for example, to see all syscall prototypes in kernel/*.c:

mg -e "asmlinkage.*\n*.*sys.*\n*.*{" kernel/*.c

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