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SubjectRe: hlist_for_each_entry && pos (Was: task_work_queue)
On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 9:28 PM, Oleg Nesterov <> wrote:
> Agreed. But,
>        error: 'for' loop initial declaration used outside C99 mode
> we should change CFLAGS, I guess. BTW, personally I'd like very much
> to use "for (type var; ...")" if this was allowed.

The sad part is that if we allow that, we also get that *other* insane
C99 variable thing - mixing variables and code.

I *like* getting warnings for confused people who start introducing
variables in the middle of blocks of code. That's not well-contained
like the loop variable.

That said, most of the stuff in C99 are extensions that we used long
before C99, so I guess we might as well just add the stupid flag. And
discourage people from mixing declarations and code other ways (sparse

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