Re: [PATCH] fix warning about duplicate 'const'

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Mar 10 2004 - 10:37:52 EST

On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Richard Henderson wrote:
> seems dicey at best. I'm not sure what to do about this, actually.
> We might could do something with a new __nonqual_typeof(a) that
> strips outermost type qualifications, but I havn't given that much
> thought.

Ok, let's try just stripping the "const" out of the min/max macros, and
see what complains. What the code _really_ wants to do is to just compare
two types for being basically equal, and in real life what Linux really
would prefer is to have "types" as first-class citizens and being able to
compare them directly instead of playing games. And we may end up having
that as a preprocessor phase (ie I might add it to the semantic parse

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