From: Krzysztof Wilczynski <email@example.com>
To: Jonathan Cameron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Hartmut Knaack <email@example.com>,
Lars-Peter Clausen <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Peter Meerwald-Stadler <email@example.com>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] iio: light: bh1750: Move static keyword to the front of declaration
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 2019 15:52:09 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190908135208.GA29162@rocinante> (raw)
Thank you for feedback.
> > drivers/iio/light/bh1750.c:64:1: warning:
> > ‘static’ is not at beginning of declaration [-Wold-style-declaration]
> This one has me confused. The warning seems to be false as static
> is at the beginning of the declaration....
> Sure we "could" combine the declaration with the definition as you have
> done here, but that has nothing much to do with the warning.
I only moved the "static const" at the front, I haven't changed the
code as it's already has been a declaration and definition. There is
no semicolon there and the original author put a newline to separate
things which makes it look as if these were separate.
Simple example based on the existing code:
I hope this helps to illustrate the change in the patch. I apologise
if my approach was incorrect.
As part of the patch I removed the newline in an aim to make it less
confusing to anyone who will read the code in the future. Especially,
since it makes it a bit awkward to read and when using things like
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2019-09-08 13:52 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2019-09-02 11:31 [PATCH] iio: light: bh1750: Move static keyword to the front of declaration Krzysztof Wilczynski
2019-09-03 17:35 ` Tomasz Duszynski
2019-09-08 10:49 ` Jonathan Cameron
2019-09-08 13:52 ` Krzysztof Wilczynski [this message]
2019-09-10 13:35 ` Jonathan Cameron
2019-09-10 20:25 ` Krzysztof Wilczynski
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