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SubjectRe: [PATCH] streq()
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Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.44.0209240731060.8824-100000@localhost.localdomain>
By author: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> we should do something about these. list_add() is hard, while we could
> introduce a separate type for list heads, there are some valid uses of
> non-head list_add(). But perhaps those could be separated out.
>

A very, very long time ago, back in the 0.99.14 days, we actually
tried to switch to using a C++ compiler to compile the kernel, so we
could guarantee type-safe linkage. g++ sucked back then, so the
experiment was abandoned, but I don't know if there would be interest
in trying again.

-hpa
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