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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] mask ADT: new mask.h file [2/22]
    Rusty wrote:
    > Agreed. That's a big benefit of cutting it out altogether.

    And if it wasn't that this would result in requiring every call to
    specify the number of bits, resulting in one more chance for a stupid
    error, and one less for type checking, I'd vote to remove
    cpumask_t/nodemask_t, as I understand you would prefer.

    One should resist infrastructure if one can nuke a layer entirely.

    But half-baked layers introduce one more form of difficult to
    remember inconsistency.

    Hmmm ...

    I won't rest till it's the best ...
    Programmer, Linux Scalability
    Paul Jackson <> 1.650.933.1373
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