lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Feb]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
SubjectRe: [PATCH] add new DMA_ADDR_T_SIZE define
From
Date
On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 02:00, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Albert Cahalan <albert@users.sourceforge.net>
> Date: 23 Feb 2003 02:02:01 -0500
>
> Casts are ugly and they hide bugs. There is a fix
> for this problem: make u64 be "unsigned long long"
> for every arch. That works for both 32-bit and 64-bit
> systems. Likewise, choose "unsigned" for u32 even
> if an "unsigned long" would work for a given arch.
>
> That merely hides the lack of user defined printf types
> in gcc, it doesn't make the real problem go away.
> What you suggest is merely a bandaid.

Sure. It's an obviously useful bandaid that works
with gcc 2.91, 2.92, 2.95, 2.96, 3.0, 3.2, 3.3, etc.


-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:33    [W:0.031 / U:0.324 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site