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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Intel Manageability Engine Interface driver
On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 11:04:29 -0400
lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca (Lennart Sorensen) wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 11:40:01AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > - Here:
> >
> > + if (0 == memcmp(&heci_wd_guid,
> >
> > we boringly prefer "if (foo == 0)" rather than "if (0 == foo)".
> > (lots of places).
>
> But 0 == blah is safer. If you accidentally do 0 = blah the compiler
> will tell you.

gcc will tell you in the other direction just as well.

and people read from left to right (at least in english) so coding in
that direction is generally preferred in the Linux kernel as well.
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