Konstantin Osipov wrote:
> * Jonas Oreland <Jonas.Oreland@stripped> [09/03/05 22:36]:
>> linux kernel has a concept (that I would like that cluster also had),
>> that I think might also work for mysqld
>> they also prefer not to change *all* code in one go due to merging, history etc.
>> but they have a perl-script called "check-patch.pl" that verifies that all new
>> that is added is conforming to code standard.
>> maybe something to look at...
> We tried in 2005 to write an indent rule to check that.
> Unfortunately, our style doesn't allow fully automated checking.
> So in order to have such script, we need to be able to change the
> style. Which brings us back to the question about the procedure
> for accepting change.
they use a hand-written perl script.
it can be made to accept any style.
it can likely be made such that it does not give any false-warnings
but instead miss some real warnings...
there script also works on patches...not files.
(dont know how they do that though...and it's in perl which looks
like black magic in my eyes)