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Re: [PATCH] Use more gcc extensions in the Linux headers

From:  Linus Torvalds <>
To:  Rusty Russell <>
Subject:  Re: [PATCH] Use more gcc extensions in the Linux headers
Date:  Thu, 8 Mar 2007 22:35:51 -0800 (PST)
Cc:  lkml - Kernel Mailing List <>, Andrew Morton <>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

On Fri, 9 Mar 2007, Rusty Russell wrote:
> __builtin_types_compatible_p() has been around since gcc 2.95, and we
> don't use it anywhere.  This patch quietly fixes that.


Rusty, that's a work of art.

However, I would suggest that you never show it to anybody ever again. I'm 
sure that in fifty years, it will be worth much more. So please keep it 
tightly under wraps, to keep people from gouging their eyes out^W^W^W^W^W^W^W 
make a killing in the art market.



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