Some points on clang-format usage

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at
Mon Nov 4 10:38:34 UTC 2019

Hi Stephan,

On Mon, Nov 04, 2019 at 11:08:43AM +0100, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at> wrote:
> And another point that just occurred to me is that we will probably run into
> problems at some point in the future:  It is likely that future C++
> standards will introduce constructs that cannot be parsed by clang-format
> 5.0.0, and that LO will use such constructs in files that are processed by
> clang-format.

I'm happy to investigate an upgrade if there is a practical need for it.
I'm not sure we have any of that today; perhaps structured bindings?

But limiting the number of upgrades (to avoid reformat noise) probably
has some value.


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