Re: [PATCH] sparse type checking on function pointers

From: Kevin O'Connor (
Date: Wed Jun 11 2003 - 02:39:34 EST

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 04:06:46PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>So I'm
> checking in a "make install" target for sparse, and I'll make the default
> CHECK binary be "sparse".

Hi Linus,

The name "sparse" is very difficult to google for because it's a common
English word. It can also make comments and emails confusing when one
doesn't immediately know which meaning of "sparse" is being used. Perhaps
a name like "s-parse" would be more appropriate.


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