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Re: [Xen-devel] size_t and printk and Xen

  • To: Dan Magenheimer <dan.magenheimer@xxxxxxxxxx>, "Xen-Devel (E-mail)" <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 10:41:28 +0100
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  • Delivery-date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 02:41:39 -0700
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] size_t and printk and Xen

On 12/10/08 10:22, "Keir Fraser" <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Is the typedef historical and should be removed?  Or is it
>> necessary for some (older?) compilers?
> Removing it would break the build, I think.

I'm no particular fan of size_t in hypervisor interfaces though. So, for
example, switching xmalloc() interfaces to use unsigned int instead would be
fine by me, and this would sidestep the issue perhaps?

 -- Keir

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