[geany/geany] 092f2a: Fixups

Matthew Brush git-noreply at xxxxx
Fri Aug 4 09:09:37 UTC 2017

Branch:      refs/heads/master
Author:      Matthew Brush <matt at geany.org>
Committer:   Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca>
Date:        Fri, 04 Aug 2017 09:09:37 UTC
Commit:      092f2a936af3d2973055d7d4125f19a4a6d8e5c1

Log Message:

Modified Paths:

Modified: HACKING
6 lines changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
@@ -209,9 +209,9 @@ Coding
   initialization part of a for loop.
 * Local variables that will not be modified should be marked as ``const``
   to indicate intention. This allows the compiler to give a warning if
-  part of the code accidentally tries to change the value. This does not
-  apply to non-pointer parameters where it needlessly exposes the
-  implementation and it's obvious a copy is made anyway.
+  part of the code accidentally tries to change the value.
+* Pointer parameters should be marked ``const`` if the value they point
+  to will not be mutated within the function.
 * Don't let variable names shadow outer variables - use gcc's -Wshadow
 * Do not use G_LIKELY or G_UNLIKELY (except in critical loops). These

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