> Yesterday or the day before Linus preferred __u32 etc for this
> loopinfo64 ioctl, so I did it that way. Here, since mknod is a
> traditional Unix system call, I am still inclined to prefer
> (unsigned) int above __u32. Of course it doesn't matter much.
To 64-bit platforms implementing 32-bit compatability layers,
it can matter a ton to use portable vs. non-portable types.
Such an abstract statement nobody can disagree with.
Do you have an opinion in the mknod case?
(For example, I do not suppose anybody would argue that
open() should return an __u32 instead of an int.)
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