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Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:26:13 +1000
From:	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>
To:	Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org>
Cc:	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
	Michal Marek <mmarek@...e.cz>,
	linux-kbuild <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@...il.com>,
	David Herrmann <dh.herrmann@...glemail.com>,
	Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/6] samples: refactor Makefile

Hi Sam,

On Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:52:36 +0200 Sam Ravnborg <sam@...nborg.org> wrote:
>
> On Sun, Jul 13, 2014 at 12:25:33PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> > On 07/13/14 11:42, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> > > Use one line per module/program in Makefile.
> > > This style is easier to read/extend.
> > > 
> > > Introduce inverse xmas style sorting.
> > 
> > google search couldn't tell me what that means and I cannot
> > deduce it from the new Makefile ordering (if there is some ordering).
> > Please explain.
> 
> Sort by length - with longest entry first. Like an xmas tree upside-down.
> For entries with same lenght sort alphabetically.

If you are going to sort, just sort alphabetically ... this length
based sorting just means you have to search to find anything ... It
looks pretty, but that is about all.

-- 
Cheers,
Stephen Rothwell                    sfr@...b.auug.org.au

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