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From: Gary R Hook <>
Subject: [PATCH] Documentation/CodingStyle: Add an example for braces
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 17:21:38 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <152106609844.18780.6843553697430932588.stgit@taos> (raw)

Add another example of required braces when using a compound statement in
a loop.

Signed-off-by: Gary R Hook <>
 Documentation/process/coding-style.rst |    9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/process/coding-style.rst b/Documentation/process/coding-style.rst
index a20b44a40ec4..d98deb62c400 100644
--- a/Documentation/process/coding-style.rst
+++ b/Documentation/process/coding-style.rst
@@ -200,6 +200,15 @@ statement; in the latter case use braces in both branches:
+Also, use braces when a loop contains more than a single simple statement:
+.. code-block:: c
+	while (condition) {
+		if (test)
+			do_something();
+	}
 3.1) Spaces

             reply	other threads:[~2018-03-14 22:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-03-14 22:21 Gary R Hook [this message]
2018-03-15 10:26 ` [PATCH] Documentation/CodingStyle: Add an example for braces Jani Nikula
2018-03-15 19:54   ` Gary R Hook

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