[fpc-devel] Att: Joost. About bug report 12667

Luiz Americo Pereira Camara pascalive at bol.com.br
Sun Nov 23 22:31:19 CET 2008

Joost van der Sluis escreveu:
> Op zondag 23-11-2008 om 14:48 uur [tijdzone -0300], schreef Luiz Americo
> Pereira Camara:
>> Almost all changes were necessary.  From 29 changes only 3 were 
>> cosmetical. Very far from "mostly".
>> "It's easier if you send in patches without any layout-changes."
> It's just much easier. Remove those three space-fixes, and the rename of
> Options to LocateOptons from the patch. 

AFAIK is not possible to have a method argument and a property with the 
same name in mode objfpc. Let me know if this changed recently. So the 
is necessary to rename Options to LocateOptions.

> When you're done that, you can read the patch very quickly

The problem is here: "very quickly".

>  and you see
> immediately what is really changed. Without having to disregard about
> half the patch.

I just counted. Please show me more then three changes (4 lines at 
total) with reformatting in a 200 line patch. ALL other changes are 

> That's just very usefull if you write the code with more people using a
> system like svn. That way everybody is able to review other peoples
> revisions very quickly.

Just to know how proceed: by the "way everybody is able to review"  and 
"one change at time" approach do you mean:

http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=12173 or 
http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&revision=12155 ?

I found at least three different changes in each commit. But maybe i'm 
wrong because i looked "very quickly".
>> Ok. Here's another: http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=12698 . 
>> Expect at least one more.
>> "And then send the layout-changes in a seperate patch."
>> I was reformatting only surrounded code. Now i'll do a (big) patch with 
>> all the reformatting.
> Ok, I'll commit them if they are ready.

Here's another: http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=12700


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