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SubjectRe: flags_t
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>>>>> "Cesar" == Cesar Eduardo Barros <cesarb@nitnet.com.br> writes:

Cesar> I have always been annoyed by the fact that save/restore_flags
Cesar> save/restore the flags using an unsigned long variable. I think
Cesar> it would be clearer to use

Cesar> typedef struct { unsigned long _flags; } flags_t;
Cesar> or something like that.

No it wouldn't, on some architectures it is safe to do safe_flags() on
a short type, like a short which can then be used in the architecture
specific code.

typedef's for the sake of typedef's is not a good idea.

Jes
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