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SubjectRe: [TRIVIAL PATCH] Remove list_t infection.
On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 03:23:02PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> This week, it spread to SCTP.
>
> "struct list_head" isn't a great name, but having two names for
> everything is yet another bar to reading kernel source.
>
[...]
>
> D: This removes list_t, which is a gratuitous typedef for a "struct
> D: list_head". Unless there is good reason, the kernel doesn't usually
> D: typedef, as typedefs cannot be predeclared unlike structs.
>

Good, I see it was actually a *good* thing that I've done a
's/struct list_head/list_t' in list.h, back when I was adding list_move_*().

Otherwise, we wouldn't have noticed much the appearance of list_t, and it
might have spread throughout the kernel by the time we reach 2.6.0.

task_t, anyone?

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Dan Aloni
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