On Thu, 2009-10-01 at 00:46 +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> On Thursday 2009-10-01 00:37, Joe Perches wrote:
> >This centralizes the definition and removes the
> >replicated #defines from all files
> And increases the length of the command line. Not that Linux does not
> support long command lines (in fact, configure often determines huge
> possible values on the max length test), but sometimes, developers
> have to inspect the command lines anyway for bugs, or something. It
> is already pretty long due to all the compiler flags.
I think this increased command line length hardly matters.
I think a reasonable complaint might be that it separates
the definition of a macro from the code. I think it's
similar to the already used KBUILD_MODNAME macro though.
> How about an #include file for the ipvs private things?
It's not just IPVS, this style could be used treewide
without requiring extra #includes.
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