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From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
To: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx>,
	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, 02 Mar 2008 22:28:07 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47CB9A77.60708@zytor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080303063216.GA27894@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>

Al Viro wrote:
> 
> Oh, for...  It's not as if we _had_ anything better for u64 than %ull and
> convert the argument to unsigned long long for that family.
> 
> Unless you are seriously suggesting the use of vomit-inducing atrocity of
> PRIu64 and constant concatenation in there, that is.  I would rather move
> typechecking for printk-style functions to sparse and tell gcc to STFU
> completely on that class of warnings.  Making it extensible, while we are
> at it - i.e. telling sparse that this conversion is to be used for dma_addr_t,
> etc.

No, I'm not suggesting that.  I'd rather have the Windoze extension of 
%I64u, which of course gcc doesn't recognize.

	-hpa

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-03  6:38 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 ` [PATCH 1/2] Add C99-style constructor macros for specific-sized integers Matthew Wilcox
2008-03-03  4:43   ` 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 [this message]
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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