Re: [PATCH 1/2] include/linux: Defining bool, false and true

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Aug 01 2006 - 17:19:40 EST

ricknu-0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Citerar "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>:

ricknu-0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
This patch defines:
* a generic boolean-type, named "bool"
* aliases to 0 and 1, named "false" and "true"

Signed-off-by: Richard Knutsson <ricknu-0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Shouldn't this simply use _Bool?

Well, it is (now) just a typedef of it. :)

But I find it better, both because it is more similar to the common types:
short, lowlettered words. But also because most editors with highlightning
recognize "bool", but not "_Bool", as a type (as I found it).

<stdbool.h> should include:

typedef _Bool bool;
#define true 1
#define false 0

There is no enum involved.

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