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SubjectRe: Adaptec AIC7XXX v 6.0.6 BETA Released
>> I'll update my patch tomorrow to restore the definition of current.
>> I do fear, however, that this will perpetuate the polution of the
>> namespace should "current" ever get cleaned up.
>It can probably get cleaned up after 2.4 by making current() the actual
>inline. For 2.2 it won't change. Consider it a feature.
>It was done originally because the 2.0 code using #define based current
>generated better code than using inline functions. 2.2 upwards use a different
>(far nicer) method to find current.
>Note also that you cannot rely on 'get_current()'. The only way to find
>current is to use current. get_current() the inline is an x86ism.

I figured as much. I will test for the #define, stash it in a #define
unique within my namespace, and #define it back in hosts.c should my
local define exist.

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