Re: [KBUILD] Re: Announcing CML2, a replacement for the kbuild system

From: Riley Williams (
Date: Sat May 27 2000 - 08:28:15 EST

Hi Alexander.

> Feel free to join... Another source of fun: take a random
> file from inlude/*/, pick a random prototype defined there,
> grep the tree for said beast. Estimate the probability of
> finding the function in question

> a) called by somebody
> b) defined somewhere
> c) (a) && !(b)

> Admittedly, P(c) is pretty low, but non-zero. P(!b) is
> _far_ from zero.

Also watch out for constructs like the following...


                #define FOO BAZ

                void FOO (void);


                void BAZ (void) {

Yes, I have come across programs doing tricks like that. I'm not
aware of any occurrances of it in the kernel source, but it
wouldn't surprise me...

Best wishes from Riley.

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