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SubjectRe: min() and max() in kernel.h ?
On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 09:13:20PM +0200, Herbert Rosmanith wrote:

> hi,

> just now I tried to compile some module and noticed that it doesnt
> compile anymore because "macro min used with only two arguments".
> I had some "#define min(a,b) (a<b?a:b)" myself.

> I then found min() being defined in <linux/kernel.h> with an additional
> type argument and some superfluos (imo) assignment code. Erm. What's going
> next, drawing elipses in kernel?

> I'm also missing some comment who added min/max to kernel.h, at least
> I want to know who I am going to flame :->

Please review the flamefest threads in this forum going under the
subjects of "2.4.9 does not compile" and related "[PATCH]". That will
answer who what when and why, as well as giving you a suitable case of
characters to throw stones, or whatever else is handy, at.

Rather interesting that Linus ducked out of town just in time
for this... :->

> /herp

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