Subject: Re: magic symlinks: uid keyword translation
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/31/2006 02:28:07
> [...] but you can't even write this, unfortunately:

> 	printf("%s", uid_to_string_buf(uid).str); /* not legal */

Actually, you can, in gcc.  We may not be willing to write our kernel
in gcc instead of C, but for software - ours or not - for which that is
an acceptable choice, this technique should be fine.

Perhaps unfortunately, this also means that our compiler will not catch
any mistaken such uses.

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