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Re: [RFC] clang-format: outline the git project's coding style




Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx> writes:

> On Wed, 9 Aug 2017, Stefan Beller wrote:
>
>> > I am sure that something even better will be possible: a Continuous
>> > "Integration" that fixes the coding style automatically by using
>> > `filter-branch` (avoiding the merge conflicts that would arise if
>> > `rebase -i` was used).
>> 
>> I do not quite follow. Is that to be used by Junio while integrating
>> branches?
>
> I was more thinking about a bot on GitHub. "Code cleanup as a service".

I vaguely recall that there was a discussion to have SubmitGit wait
for success from Travis CI; if that is already in place, then I can
sort of see how it would help individual contributors to have the
style checker in that pipeline as well.  

I have a mixed feelings about "fixing" styles automatically, though.