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SubjectRe: asm/unistd.h
On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 09:06:20AM -0400, Bart Trojanowski wrote:
> So you ask: "why not just use a { ... } to define a macro". I don't
> remember the case for this but I know it's there. It has to do with a
> complicated if/else structure where a simple {} breaks.

This doesn't follow in my mind. I can't think of a case where a { ... }
would fail, but a do { ... } while (0) would succeed. The former would
also save a few keystrokes.

Joseph Carter <> Free software developer

// Minor lesson: don't fuck about with something you don't fully understand
-- the dosdoom source code

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