Re: [RFC] Splitting kernel headers and deprecating __KERNEL__

From: Andreas Schwab
Date: Tue Dec 14 2004 - 12:01:16 EST

Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> This is a common issue with namespace pollution. For example, this program
> is perfectly valid afaik (well, except for being _stupid_, but that's
> another issue):
> #include <stdio.h>
> const char *int32_t(int i)
> {
> return i ? "non-zero" : "zero";
> }

Actually this is not allowed in POSIX. _Any_ header may define any
identifier ending with "_t".


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