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From: Jeff Garzik <>
To: Sam Ravnborg <>
Cc: Grzegorz Kulewski <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] linux/magic.h for magic numbers
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 09:44:15 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> But do we want one common set of magic numbers or do we try to divide it
> up per subssystem. The lattter approach are used for many other purposes
> so why not for magics too?
> Or in other word magic.h => fs_magic.h

It's a fair question.  I would say, let need dictate the rename.

linux/poison.h covers many subsystems.  And even across the entire 
kernel, we don't often add magic numbers...


  reply	other threads:[~2006-09-09 13:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-09-09 11:02 Jeff Garzik
2006-09-09 12:58 ` Grzegorz Kulewski
2006-09-09 13:24   ` Jeff Garzik
2006-09-09 13:33     ` Sam Ravnborg
2006-09-09 13:44       ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2006-09-12  8:22 ` Ian Kent
2006-09-12  9:33   ` Jan Engelhardt
2006-09-12 12:30   ` Jeff Garzik

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