Subject: Re: __archname__ [as C feature-test ]
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/1999 15:16:35
On 15 Jan 1999, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

: > in the kernel, $MACHINE is supposed to be defined by the kernel
: > makefile, in addition to whatever other defines exist.
: (and, to add a bit to that):
: __${MACHINE}__ should not be defined (except perhaps as a side effect of
: -D$MACHINE (i dunno).

-D will make it defined as a side effect.  :>

Why do we need to have these symbols without underscores?  I had thought
that this was supposed to change the other way to make it less likely to be
a kernel namespace pain in the ass....

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.