[squid-dev] Fwd: [PATCH] for loops modernization

khaled belhout khaled.belhout at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 10:43:28 UTC 2017

hello Alex
I fixed the naming of the current iteration object, limited the
changes to "src/adaptation" sub tree and replaced NULL macro by
nullptr keyword.

2017-03-13 14:45 GMT+01:00 Alex Rousskov <rousskov at measurement-factory.com>:
> On 03/12/2017 08:42 PM, khaled belhout wrote:
>> I used clang-tidy tool to modernize all these loops.
>> http://clang.llvm.org/extra/clang-tidy/
> It looks like that tool is not ready for fully automated use. If you
> want to fix its results, please use "const auto" where possible and
> avoid using "i" for naming the current iteration object.
>> we can take the advantage of the tool by selecting the changes that
>> make code more readable understandable and maintainable.
> Please do not misinterpret my earlier comments as an argument against
> range loops. Range loops are good and new code should use them!
> However, I doubt the advantages of changing those old loops outweigh
> cross-branch development costs right now. Others may disagree, and, if
> they do, I would not object to a polished patch being committed.
> Thank you,
> Alex.
>> 2017-03-12 16:31 GMT+01:00 Alex Rousskov:
>>> On 03/12/2017 07:45 AM, khaled belhout wrote:
>>>> this patch modernize for loops using c++11 Range-based for loop
>>> Please use "const auto" where possible and avoid using "i" for naming
>>> the current iteration object.
>>> I am curious why did you decide to change all these loops? How did you
>>> select the loops to change? Normally, we avoid wide-spread polishing
>>> touches to minimize the price developers working with older code have to
>>> pay when porting back various bug fixes and features. I am trying to
>>> decide whether the advantages of changing these loops outweigh those
>>> costs in this case.
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