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SubjectRe: [PATCH] struct char_device
On Tue, 22 May 2001, Alexander Viro wrote:

> On Tue, 22 May 2001, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
>
> > Because foo_ is a throwback to the days when C compilers had a single
> > namespace for all structure elements, not a readability aid. If you need
> > foo_ to know what type of structure you're futzing with, you need to name
> > your variables better.
>
> Not always. If the thing is used all over the tree, it'd better be
> greppable. I hate the foo->de stuff - it's not localized and it's
> impossible to grep for.

I'd like to say the compiler will happily find it for you, but the
kernel's mostly conditionally compiled..

Have you tried something like:

find -type f | xargs grep -A100 'struct_name' | grep -e '\belement\b'

Obviously not a fix, but possibly helpful.

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