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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] byteorder: force in-place endian conversion to always evaluate args
    Harvey Harrison wrote:
    >> For what it's worth, the way to write a macro like this:
    >>
    >> #define __cpu_to_be64s(x) ((void)(x))
    >
    > If you've looked at the byteorder rework I've done in -mm, these get
    > unified in a single include/linux/byteorder.h and look like:

    [inline functions]

    What I meant with the above, was that it seems poorly understood how to
    write an empty "function-like" macro.

    Obviously, inline functions don't have this problem, and is generally
    better anyway (type-safe even in the empty condition, for example.)

    -hpa



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