> On 16 Feb 2017, at 13:17, Pavel Grunt <pgr...@redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 11:39 -0500, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
>> question was raised recently on the ML and IRC.
>> Some time ago we decided to use gboolean but some of us would like
>> to discuss again.
>> As any style changes there's no right or wrong, mainly personal
>> opinions but I think consistency is quite important.
>> Some consideration (feel free to add/remove/comment)
>> - gboolean is more used in the code (about 76%)
>> - TRUE/FALSE are more used (96%)
>> - bool is C99 convention, defined in stdbool.h
>> - using gcc the bool type is a bit different from gboolean
>> (which basically is an int) catching some problems as
>> warnings (like cast between different function pointers
>> using bool instead of gboolean/int)
> this is very important point in my opinion
>> - bool is easier to write (OT: and my vim is more happy too)
>> There are 2 kind of decision:
>> - prefer bool or gboolean
>> - stay consistent with constants (bool -> true/false,
>> gboolean -> TRUE/FALSE), continue to use TRUE/FALSE.
>> I think as usual new code should follow style while old
>> for "blame" purposes should stay as is (unless code stop
>> compiling for instance).
> I agree, no mass rename
>> For opinions
>> - bool/gboolean
>> - bool
>> - gboolean
>> - consistent with type
>> - yes
>> - no
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