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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] avoid name clashes due to LIST_* macros

From: Ian Jackson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] avoid name clashes due to LIST_* macros
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 12:52:31 +0000

Johannes Schindelin writes ("Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] avoid name clashes due to 
LIST_* macros"):
> Read what you wrote.  By that reasoning you cannot use _any_ name in qemu, 
> because qemu should bend over to be mixable with other code.

No, not at all.  Just that when a clash happens something sensible
should be done: one or the other should be renamed.

> Now, if you seriously want to integrate the audiosubsystem with something 
> in the Linux kernel, you might rename the macros.  But unless you 
> contribute that code, and people like it, I guess you will not stand much 
> of a chance to get the renaming patch into QEmu.

This problem is not theoretical.  I wouldn't be arguing about it
otherwise.  Without this change, our minios qemu does not build.


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