What tab spacing is everyone using for changes

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Thu May 17 17:50:00 GMT 2001


the indent size, and the number of spaces in a tab are orthogonal.

For cygwin, it's indent use 2 spaces, tabs are == 8 spaces. So a 10
space indent should be saved as a tab and 2 spaces.
Rob

----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Keener" <bkeener@thesoftwaresource.com>
To: "DJ Delorie" <dj@delorie.com>; <robert.collins@itdomain.com.au>
Cc: <cygwin-developers@sourceware.cygnus.com>
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: What tab spacing is everyone using for changes


> Robert Collins wrote:
> > > indent sets spaces to tabs at 8 chars
>
> Okay - wait a minute call me a little thick but the tab space it 8
> characters but when you look at the typical source code it looks like
all
> the indentations are 2 characters when an indent is needed.
>
> Are these tabs or just indenting 2 characters.
>
>
>



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