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authorAntonio Ospite <ospite@studenti.unina.it>2011-11-04 11:22:19 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-11-04 12:01:47 -0700
commitb218ab0a5af943441e1daa7dc811874ecd409229 (patch)
tree32140ce0a2a8ec1882326b2e43a3153f00378a19 /Documentation/CodingStyle
parentd83fe6b6c54749a9b2d3198d62ec981024459425 (diff)
downloadlinux-b218ab0a5af943441e1daa7dc811874ecd409229.tar.gz
Documentation: update CodingStyle use of braces
After commit 38829dc9d7b4 ("Documentation/CodingStyle: flesh out if-else examples") highlight that if _only_one_ branch of a conditional statement is a single statement, then braces are to be used on both branches. Signed-off-by: Antonio Ospite <ospite@studenti.unina.it> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/CodingStyle b/Documentation/CodingStyle
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--- a/Documentation/CodingStyle
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@@ -166,8 +166,8 @@ if (condition)
else
do_that();
-This does not apply if one branch of a conditional statement is a single
-statement. Use braces in both branches.
+This does not apply if only one branch of a conditional statement is a single
+statement; in the latter case use braces in both branches:
if (condition) {
do_this();