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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ubi: kill homegrown endian macros
    Al Viro wrote:
    > BTW, you can simply typedef __be16 ubi16_t; etc. and define conversion
    > functions as cpu_to_ubi16(x) being (__force ubi16_t)cpu_to_be16(x), etc.
    >
    > sparse will do all checks just fine, you still have bitwise operations
    > (might or might be not relevant in your case) and for gcc it simply
    > becomes __be16, etc - i.e. an integer type.

    Err, what is the benefit of it? If we relied on sparce, why not would we be
    just using __be16 directly?

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    Best Regards,
    Artem Bityutskiy (Артём Битюцкий)
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