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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] freevxfs: minor cleanups
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Pekka Enberg wrote:
> > The rationale for this is that since NULL is not guaranteed to be zero
> > by the C standard

On 6/29/05, Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de> wrote:
> ... as opposed to the other 632719 places in the kernel source where
> we do the exact same thing?

Well, as silly as it sounds to you, that _was_ the rationale for NTFS.
I actually like it better than using kcalloc() but at the end of the
day, I care more that the kernel uses same idioms all over. Makes the
code easier to understand for my tiny brain...

P.S. Those 632719 places can be fixed too with a handful of persistent
kernel janitors ;)

Pekka
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