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From: Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx>
To: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Arch Mailing List <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	David Brownell <dbrownell@users.sourceforge.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] Add C99-style constructor macros for specific-sized integers
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2008 19:38:52 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080303023851.GF24386@parisc-linux.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4a8566f54ff84f498c5c0c0340076c296b1840e6@tazenda.hos.anvin.org>

On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 04:09:51PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> first place.  C99 has macros of the form [U]INT#_C() to construct
> numbers of an arbitrary size; this patch creates analogous macros for
> the kernel s# and u# types.

Why put this in asm/types.h instead of, say, linux/types.h?

I appreciate you have:

> +#define S64_C(x) x ## L
> +#define U64_C(x) x ## UL

and:

> +#define S64_C(x) x ## LL
> +#define U64_C(x) x ## ULL

but can't we use the latter for all arches?

-- 
Intel are signing my paycheques ... these opinions are still mine
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours.  We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-03  2:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-03  0:09 H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03  0:09 ` [PATCH 2/2] Use U64_C() instead of casts in kernel/time.c H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03  2:38 ` Matthew Wilcox [this message]
2008-03-03  4:43   ` [PATCH 1/2] Add C99-style constructor macros for specific-sized integers H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03  6:20     ` Al Viro
2008-03-03  6:12       ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03  6:32         ` Al Viro
2008-03-03  6:28           ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03  3:20 ` Segher Boessenkool
2008-03-03  4:14   ` David Brownell
2008-03-03  4:50     ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03  4:45   ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03 20:23     ` Segher Boessenkool
2008-03-03 10:57 ` David Howells
2008-03-03 11:43   ` Russell King
2008-03-03 12:40     ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-03-03 17:03       ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-03-03 12:15   ` David Howells

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