|| ||Greg KH <greg-AT-kroah.com>|
|| ||Linus Torvalds <torvalds-AT-osdl.org>|
|| ||Re: [BK PATCH] USB fixes for 2.6.10-rc3|
|| ||Thu, 9 Dec 2004 16:19:32 -0800|
|| ||akpm-AT-osdl.org, linux-usb-devel-AT-lists.sourceforge.net,
On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 04:08:33PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Greg KH wrote:
> > Yeah, it's not the cleanest, and yes, it is just shutting the warning
> > up, but that's ok in this case. I guess I could look into doing the
> > "two different structures" type thing again, if people don't like things
> > like this in different places.
> On the other hand, maybe you could just leave it in "hardware byte order".
True. Nothing like changing the byte order of structure fields to
really drive the "out-of-tree" driver writers crazy. I like it :)
> That's something that sparse really can help with - it should pinpoint
> exactly everybody who uses it, and give a reasonable error for them, so
> that everybody can agree on the byte-order.
Hm, I'll look into doing that after 2.6.10, as it does make more sense
in the long run.
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