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Re: kern/38956

The following reply was made to PR kern/38956; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (Christos Zoulas)
To: Jason Thorpe <>
Cc: Izumi Tsutsui <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: kern/38956
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 14:23:32 -0400

 On Jun 23, 11:11am, (Jason Thorpe) wrote:
 -- Subject: Re: kern/38956
 | On Jun 23, 2008, at 10:48 AM, Christos Zoulas wrote:
 | > I agree. Portable bitfields though, not 'unsigned long int' ones.
 | > Also if I have to use BIG and LITTLE endian ifdefs to deal with
 | > the order that the bitfields are allocated, I'd rather use macros
 | > and masks.  The code is cleaner that way.
 | Before you go changing it, talk to Matt about why it is that way.
 I discussed this with Matt and I am not touching it. I offered to fix
 it and he said he would do it himself.

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