indent syntax

Christopher Faylor
Tue Apr 10 12:57:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 07:51:53AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Monday, April 09, 2001 11:48 PM
>Subject: Re: indent syntax
>> On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 10:45:14PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>> > What indent syntax do you use for cygwin? I just noticed a huge
>> > to the threads layout ..
>> >
>> > If you could let me know I'll use the same.
>> We're using the GNU Coding Standard:
>> Corinna
>Well that leaves me confused. Indent is meant to default to the GNu
>coding standards. So why did Chris commit a change to,
>, that moved every function definition to the left hand border?
>I'm indenting these files with indent foo.c (indent 2.2.5).

Because indent did not do the right thing in this case.  The GNU coding
standard says that functions and braces should start at the leftmost

I don't know if there is an option to indent which accomodates c++ specifically
or not, but I suspect that indent is confused by the extern "C" {


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