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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ubi: kill homegrown endian macros
On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 05:14:26PM -0400, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> On 5/17/07, Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> >
> >Ahem... So what does
> > x |= y;
> >turns into with that approach?
>
> Do we want to do such kind of operations on endian-annotated data? I'd
> imagine you want to convert ot host-endianess first anyway.

Why? When both x and y are of the same type, it's a perfectly sane and
safe operation. And yes, sparse checks handle that.
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