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Re: rfc: C99 style of the uintN_t types

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 1:41 PM, Valeriy E. Ushakov 
<> wrote:
> I think there's no pressing need to go to c99 types that would warrant
> a bulk conversion.  Also, iirc, some of that is 3rd party code, and we
> need to be careful not to introduce unnecessary diffs with the
> original.
> Current policy w.r.t. u_ types is to "fix them as you go", i.e. if you
> want to make changes to a file with u_ types, you might as well
> convert it to use c99 u types (in a separate commit).  That way the
> churn is minimized, and that the change is actually verified.
I put statistics. And I believe if I start to look deeply to the files
I'll find the style breakage inside separate files.

Therefore, question is why so many style breakages in the core kernel code?

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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