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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.21-rc1: byteorder.h breaks with __STRICT_ANSI__ defined (trivial)
    On Thu, 06 Nov 2003 22:09:29 +0200
    Martin Schlemmer <> wrote:

    > On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 21:37, David S. Miller wrote:
    > > Let's say that you end up using some inline function
    > > that takes u32 arguments, and internally it uses
    > > u64 types to speed up the calculation or make it more
    > > accurate or something like that.
    > So basically only in cases where the stuff in byteorder.h
    > was not inlined ... ?

    No, exactly in the cases where it _IS_ inlined. Imagine

    static inline u32 swab_foo(u32 a, u32 b)
    u64 tmp = ((u64)a<<32) | ((u64)b);
    u32 retval;

    retval = compute(tmp);

    return retval;

    If that's in a kernel header somewhere, and you build with -ansi,
    you lose.
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