Re: [PATCH 03/10] IOCHK interface for I/O error handling/detecting

From: Hidetoshi Seto <>
Date: 2005-06-10 20:31:14
Greg KH wrote:
>> /* definition of ia64 iocookie */
>>-typedef unsigned long iocookie;
>>+struct __iocookie {
>>+	struct list_head	list;
>>+	struct pci_dev		*dev;	/* targeting device */
>>+	unsigned long		error;	/* error flag */
>>+typedef struct __iocookie iocookie;
> Hm, why not just make the thing be a "struct iocookie" in the first
> place, then we don't have to mess with a typedef at all.  And then each
> arch can define how the structure will look like in their private .c
> files, ensuring that no user can ever try to touch the structure
> themselves.

Aha.., maybe I understand it just now.
I don't know why, but I just stuck to typedef...


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Received on Fri Jun 10 06:32:54 2005

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