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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.10-pre11 -- __builtin_expect
Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de> said:
> Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> writes:
> |> +#define likely(x) __builtin_expect((x), !0)
>
> IMHO, this should better be written as
>
> #define likely(x) __builtin_expect(!!(x), 1)
>
> because x is not required to be pure boolean, so any nonzero value of x is
> as likely as 1.


I don't think you are really thinking "likely", you are thinking "must_be"
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