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Date:	Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:24:45 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	"Kok, Auke" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, jeff@...zik.org, davem@...emloft.net,
	arjan@...ux.intel.com, shemminger@...ux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] [RFC] NET: Implement a standard ndev_printk family

On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 15:01 -0700, Kok, Auke wrote:
> > msg_enable is more frequently defined in drivers/net as u32 not int.
> yes, we're only using the bottom 15 bits anyway, but the net_device struct 
> consistently uses 'int' style members, leaving it up to the compiler to pick an 
> appropriate size for each arch. That was the reason I chose int here.

I guess I'm from a "don't be larger than necessary" school.

As it's a bitfield and not a boolean, it should be unsigned.
Perhaps it could also be a good time to rename it to something
like netif_enabled_msgs?

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