Re: [PATCH 00/12] making the kernel -Wshadow clean - The initial step

From: Krzysztof Halasa
Date: Sun Jul 30 2006 - 12:52:15 EST


Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> This is a series of patches that try to be an initial step towards making
> the kernel build -Wshadow clean.

I'm not sure such patches improve situation.

> It'll help us keep our namespaces separate.

Nope, it's exactly opposite - now we have separate namespaces and
-Wshadow reduces that separation.

Currently you don't have to worry about the universe when you write
a piece of code, and more importantly the universe doesn't have to
worry about each function and each private variable. I'm not sure
changing that is a good idea.
Krzysztof Halasa
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