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    SubjectRe: 2.4.9 does not compile [PATCH]

    "David S. Miller" wrote:

    > IMHO, it would have been more elegant to use the typeof construct provided
    > by gcc in the new macro instead of introducing a type parameter like this...
    > The whole point was to make users explicitly state the type so they
    > would have to think about it.

    I have two problems with this:
    1. They maybe think once about it, but are they doing it a second time?
    If the type of the argument is changed somewhere in the header, the min
    argument is easily missed, since...
    2. This macro doesn't produce a warning like the typeof version does.
    The typeof version warns you about signed/unsigned compares, while an
    assignment gives no warning.

    bye, Roman
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