Re: [tip:x86/mm] x86, mm: Use a bitfield to mask nuisance get_user() warnings

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Tue Feb 12 2013 - 12:33:20 EST

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 9:14 AM, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> No, I think what he is talking about it this bit:

Ok, I agree that the bitfield code actually looks cleaner.

That said, maybe gcc has an easier time using a few odd builtins and
magic typeof's. But at least the bitfield trick looks half-way

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