Re: [PATCH] 2.4.21-rc1: byteorder.h breaks with __STRICT_ANSI__defined (trivial)

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 15:42:15 EST

Followup to: <1068150552.12287.349.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
By author: Martin Schlemmer <azarah@xxxxxxxxxx>
In newsgroup:
> If you look at asm/types.h, u64 is kernel only namespace, so in
> theory that code will not be in userspace. Also, the whole idea
> of this patch (the first one that touched byteorder.h, and not the
> second that touched types.h), was to encase everything that used
> __u64 that _is_ in userspace in __STRICT_ANSI__. If there thus
> was another place that did use __u64 outside a ifdef __STRICT_ANSI__,
> the compile would anyhow stop with -ansi.

Note that "long long" (the underlying type) is valid
standards-compliant C99. gcc can handle it when in C89 mode if
defined as __extension__ long long IIRC.

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