Re: [PATCH] Fix C++ kernel in include/linux/mtd/mtd.h
From: Al Viro
Date: Fri Oct 06 2017 - 08:33:09 EST
On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 02:13:59PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Fri 2017-10-06 13:01:16, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Fri, 2017-10-06 at 14:00 +0200, Richard Weinberger wrote:
> > > Am Freitag, 6. Oktober 2017, 13:55:14 CEST schrieb Pavel Machek:
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Let's carry it via MTD.
> > > > > BTW: Shouldn't it be s/kernel/comment/ in the subject line?
> > > > Yes, it should. Can it be fixed while applying?
> > > Sure. :)
> > You can change 'C++' to 'C99' too, while you're at it :)
> No. They are C++ comments... as in... dangerous infection that came
> from C++. Yes, C99 is infected, too, but still C++ is original source
> of infection :-).
No, it is not. See https://www.bell-labs.com/usr/dmr/www/bcpl.html and
scans refered therein; let's keep snobbery historically accurate...
IOW, it's not C++ invention - it's BCPL one.