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    SubjectRe: OFFTOPIC: e2fsprogs and +2Gb partitions
    > Andi Kleen <> writes:
    > > One thing I would wish for a _LINUX_SOURCE would be the definition of
    > > the "linux standard" __u{64,32,16,8} / u{64,32,16,8} /
    > > s{64,32,16,8} / __s{64,32,16,8} typedefs.
    > Did you ever thought about namespace problems? These names are one of
    > the reasons many programs contain #ifdef linux or exist in Linux
    > variants.

    Thats why _LINUX_SOURCE is clearly needed for such a case. The namespace
    issues are not trivial.

    > A very easy solution to this problem is to have in the application
    > code a header which defines these types. Not including these types is
    > again the only mean to make sure these incompatible types are not
    > generally used.

    Every application ?


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