Rik van Riel wrote:
> > I would say - if you are picking a new flag that doesn't need to have
> > compatibility with any platform-specific existing flag, simply set them
> > all high enough so that they are the same on all platforms.
> Doesn't really matter, you can't run x86 binaries on MIPS so
> you need to recompile anyway.
> Source level compatibility is enough for flags like this.
Using the _same_ flag on different architectures can simplify the
kernel source, though. Just imagine, a set of O_* definitions in
<linux/fcntl.h> instead of them being duplicated, with different
definitions, throughout <asm-*/fcntl.h>.
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