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    SubjectRe: Constant byteorder macros.
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    > > b/w/d would make more sense in PCI nomenclature. Too late 
    >
    > Why's it too late? Are these names specified in the PCI spec, or just the
    > Linux code?

    In Linux. The b/w/d is the PCI specification "byte word doubleword" sequence

    > We could add {write,read}{8,16,32,64} routines now, #define the old
    > read[bwl] accordingly, and in early 2.5 start to warn about the use of the old
    > versions.

    How about fixing the 2.3.x bugs and getting 2.4 out before that ?


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