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Date:   Sat, 2 Oct 2021 18:29:52 +0200
From:   Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com>
To:     Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:     Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@...nel.org>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
        Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>,
        Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Doc Mailing List <linux-doc@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] docs: Explain the desired position of function attributes

On Sat, Oct 2, 2021 at 5:22 PM Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> wrote:
>
> It's not so much a sort order so much as it's a positional one.

Sure, there are two parts, the order w.r.t. the signature parts (e.g.
"before return type") and the order between the attributes themselves.
Both are included in what I meant.

By the way, clang-format-13 already has a way to pass it a list of the
"attribute macros" (such as `__unused`), so adding more information on
top seems reasonable.

Cheers,
Miguel

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