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Date:	Mon, 10 Nov 2008 10:09:38 -0800
From:	Harvey Harrison <>
To:	Jörn Engel <>
Cc:	Christoph Hellwig <>,
	Theodore Tso <>,
	Peter Staubach <>,
	Christian Borntraeger <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: ext4: fix big endian

On Sat, 2008-11-08 at 23:35 +0100, Jörn Engel wrote:
> On Thu, 6 November 2008 12:39:44 -0500, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > 
> > Heh, okay.  We really should try to find some annotations that run
> > sparse with endian checking by default for those parts of the tree
> > where it makes sense..
> #define __CHECK_ENDIAN__ in some ext4 header.  Made life much easier for
> me.

I'd say that it's getting close to just being able to turn it on by
default.  A lot of the really verbose offenders have been annotated
now, drivers/ieee1394, drivers/scsi, drivers/message and some of the
older areas of drivers/net will get noisy, I was going to send an RFC
for 2.6.29 and continue to chip away at the output.


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