On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 11:21 PM, Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> wrote: > On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 07:31:29PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote: >> Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> writes: >> > I have cleaned up entab.c so I am ready to add a new option that removes >> > tabs from only comments. Would you like me to create that and provide a >> > diff at a URL? It would have to be run against all back branches. >> >> If you think you can actually tell the difference reliably in entab, >> sure, give it a go. > > OK, I have modified entab.c in a private patch to only process text > inside comments, and not process leading whitespace, patch attached. I > basically ran 'entab -o -t4 -d' on the C files. > > The result are here, in context, plain, and unified format: > > http://momjian.us/expire/entab_comment.cdiff > http://momjian.us/expire/entab_comment.pdiff > http://momjian.us/expire/entab_comment.udiff > > and their line counts: > > 89741 entab_comment.cdiff > 26351 entab_comment.pdiff > 50503 entab_comment.udiff > > I compute 6627 lines as modified. What I did not do is handle _only_ > cases with periods before the tabs. Should I try that?
I don't have any comment on that specific point, but I took a quick look through one of these diffs and it looks like a lot of churn for no improvement. So I'm not sure what we want to do here, but I don't think it's this. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers