running ident on modular xorg tree

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at
Wed Sep 8 15:53:00 PDT 2004

On Wed, 08 Sep 2004 15:46:17 -0700, Kean Johnston <kean at> wrote:
> If you want to do a mass-indent before a major new bout of work,
> thats one thing. Do the work and iron out the inevitable wrinkles

We have a good win of opportunity to do this on a peice of code that
has been worked on by many people for many years.

> that will appear. But to do so on every checkin is asking for
> trouble. And please dont cite cases or trees where that is
> currently being done, becuase all that means is they made the
> wrong choice too and its just a matter of time before they get
> bitten :)

I meant that the developer should run indent locally before the
check-in, not as an automated part of the check in.

> Kean

Jon Smirl
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