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    SubjectRe: flags_t
    >>>>> "Cesar" == Cesar Eduardo Barros <> 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.

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