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    SubjectRe: [RFC] gfp flags annotations
    On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 09:15:34PM +0100, Al Viro wrote:
    > Speaking of that... IMO we should do the following:
    > a) typedef unsigned int __nocast gfp_t;
    > b) replace __nocast uses for gfp flags with gfp_t - it gives exactly the same
    > warnings as far as sparse is concerned, doesn't change generated code and
    > documents what's going on far better. If we are using __nocast for anything
    > else - sure, let it stay.
    > c) then replace __nocast in declaration of gfp_t with __bitwise [*], add
    > force cast to gfp_t to definitions of __GFP_... and deal with resulting
    > warnings.
    > Objections?

    None from me, this will be a good thing to have.


    greg k-h
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