C99: Suggestions for style(9)
julian at elischer.org
Fri May 1 17:58:04 UTC 2009
M. Warner Losh wrote:
(about return ();)
> It has been an example used for the past 15 years at least as to why
> to do this... I don't know how many people have actually used the
> ability to do this in code.
I have done so..
> : Also I consider this as gross abuse: Macro names shall be in all
> : uppercase, so it is clear that there is a macro at work. Therefore
> : "return" is not a candidate. So this would violate yet another rule in
> : style(9) (the original return already violates the no-redundant
> : parentheses rule).
> : Also I would not mention __func__: there were objections against using
> : it in the past (though I, logically, prefer its use).
> It is a debugging aid, but one of dubious value for a far more
> fundamental reason:
> will break any macro.
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