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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/10] Use __kernel_long_t in struct timex
On 05/17/2012 03:50 PM, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Yes, I do think this is closer to the "__u32" kind of usage, and in
> general I tend to think that's true of most of the __kernel_ prefix
> things. There is very little "kernely" things about it.

The only think "kernely" about it is that it describes the kernel ABI.

> Yes, we have to have the double underscore (or single+capitalized),
> but I think that at least personally, I'd be happier with just
> "__long" and "__ulong".

I would suggest __slong and __ulong then, to keep with the __[su]*
namespace, or does the extra "s" look too much like crap?


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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