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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Joe Perches <joe@perches.com>
Cc: Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan@linux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] checkpatch: Warn on comparisons to true and false
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:57:51 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20130410155751.7ecc6738d616fb8771991ce1@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1365563834.27174.12.camel@joe-AO722>

On Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:17:14 -0700 Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:

> Comparisons of A to true and false are better written
> as A and !A.
> 
> Bleat a message on use.

hm.  I'm counting around 1,100 instances of "== true" and "== false".

That's a lot of people to shout at.  Is it really worthwhile? 
"foo==true" is a bit of a waste of space but I can't say that I find it
terribly offensive.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2013-04-10 22:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-10  3:17 Joe Perches
2013-04-10  9:33 ` Andy Whitcroft
2013-04-10 11:27   ` Joe Perches
2013-04-10 12:41     ` Andy Whitcroft
2013-04-10 22:57 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2013-04-11  1:07   ` Joe Perches
2013-04-11  2:14   ` Dave Jones
2013-04-11  3:47     ` Joe Perches
2013-04-11  8:19     ` Dan Carpenter
2013-04-11  8:29       ` Joe Perches
2013-04-11 11:56     ` Bjørn Mork
2013-04-11 14:25       ` Joe Perches

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