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SubjectRe: Adaptec AIC7XXX v 6.0.6 BETA Released
>   Date: 	Wed, 13 Dec 2000 20:56:08 -0700
> From: "Justin T. Gibbs" <>
> None-the-less, it seems to me that spamming the kernel namespace
> with "current" in at least the way that the 2.2 kernels do (does
> this occur in later kernels?) should be corrected.
>Justin, "current" is a pointer to the current thread executing on the
>current processor under Linux. It has existed since day one of the
>Linux kernel and probably will exist till the end of it's life.
>I'm sure the BSD kernel has some similar bogosity :-)

BSD has curproc, but that is considerably less likely to be
used in "inoccent code" than "current". I mean, "current what?".
It could be anything, current privledges, current process, current
thread, the current time...

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