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Date:	Mon, 02 Jul 2007 20:11:36 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
To:	"Kok, Auke" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>
CC:	Michael Buesch <mb@...sch.de>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>,
	"Veeraiyan, Ayyappan" <ayyappan.veeraiyan@...el.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, arjan@...ux.intel.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ixgbe: Introduce new 10GbE driver for Intel 82598 based
 PCI Express adapters...

Kok, Auke wrote:
> but let's stay constructive here:
> 
> ~/git/linux-2.6 $ grep -r 'unsigned int.*:1;' * | wc -l
> 748
> 
> Is anyone going to fix those? If we don't, someone will certainly again 
> submit patches to add more of these bitfields, after all, some very 
> prominent parts of the kernel still use them. Only recently for instance 
> mac80211 merged like 30 of these.... and drivers/net, include etc.. 
> certainly has a lot of these.


There is a lot of crap in the kernel.  Just look at all the grotty SCSI 
or char drivers, for example.  The first task is to avoid adding more 
crap :)

	Jeff


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