On 12.06.2018 19:30, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On 06/11/2018 04:17 AM, Peter Maydell wrote:
>> The codebase has a bit of a mix of different multiline
>> comment styles. State a preference for the Linux kernel
>> * Star on the left for each line.
>> * Leading slash-star and trailing star-slash
>> * each go on a line of their own.
>> Signed-off-by: Peter Maydell <peter.mayd...@linaro.org>
>> This is not my personal favourite, but seemed to be the
>> closest we had to consensus in the mail thread for v1;
>> I can live with it in order to avoid getting patches which
>> use the styles I like even less :-)
> Honestly, I don't like this except for "important" comments.
> A "small" comment, e.g. one that doesn't quite fit on a single line, now takes
> 4 lines instead of 2. Which is really annoying and IMO tends to break flow.
> If you don't like
> /* gnu
> style */
> /* whatever
> * this is */
> could you live with
> // c99/c++
> // comments
+1 for one or two of those compact styles for two- or three-line comments.