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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 <> 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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