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SubjectRe: [IDEA+RFC] Possible solution for min()/max() war
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Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org> writes:

|> Hi,
|>
|> Linus Torvalds wrote:
[...]
|> > You just fixed the "re-use arguments" bug - which is a bug, but doesn't
|> > address the fact that most of the min/max bugs are due to the programmer
|> > _indending_ a unsigned compare because he didn't even think about the
|> > type.
|>
|> You maybe fixed a few bugs, but this new macro will only cause new
|> problems in the future. If we change only a single type, you have to
|> scan all min/max users if they possibly need to be changed too. Thanks
|> to the cast, the compiler won't even remotely help you finding them.

There is no cast in the min/max macros.

Andreas.

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