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SubjectRe: [Patch] Always include <linux/types.h>
Jörn Engel <> writes:

> My hope was actually to speed up compilation. If the average c file
> includes 10 headers, on types.h will get included by most of them,
> possibly multiple times. Each run after the first still has to parse
> the whole file, just to drop everything between #ifndef _LINUX_TYPES_H
> and #endif.

Actually GCC is smart enought to note the bracketing and avoid even
looking at it a second time.


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