Coding Style for RTEMS

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Wed Dec 5 15:10:34 UTC 2012

Please also look at the document I posted. In intended it to eventually become part of the document set. It has details which I am pretty sure are not in the wiki including settings for various reformatting tools which have been suggested over the years.

Sebastian Huber <sebastian.huber at> wrote:

>Ok, I will try to make the wiki page about the score coding style more verbose 
>and add examples.
>I started this discussion since some file in RTEMS are really hard to read.  If 
>you want to change something more complicated it is beneficial to increase the 
>readability with a tool and then do the functional changes as a second step. 
>For this you need a clear enough description of the target style.
>I do not intend to do format changes without good reason.  It is also madness 
>to format source code of external projects e.g. the network stack.
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