[petsc-dev] Not a single person has approved the MR for allowing the use of clang-format on the repository

Stefano Zampini stefano.zampini at gmail.com
Sun Aug 7 06:06:21 CDT 2022

Just did it. I'm on vacation these days

On Sat, Aug 6, 2022, 16:31 Barry Smith <bsmith at petsc.dev> wrote:

>   Note that this MR does not clang-format the repository nor require that
> future MR satisfy the clang-format (yet). It merely fixes up everything
> needed so that we can clang-format the repository.
> https://gitlab.com/petsc/petsc/-/merge_requests/5455 in the future.
>   Not a single person has approved the MR; so it appears that everyone,
> including Jed, does not like the idea of having a way of automatically
> formatting the repository to eliminate much of the white-space chasing that
> drives Satish nuts.
>   This is frustrating; why would anyone go through the effort of
> contributing to PETSc based on long-term requests for improvements if
> everything just hangs ?
>   If you object to the MR, please note it in the MR otherwise, at least a
> few people, please approve the MR.
>    Barry
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