Re: drivers/scsi/advansys won't compile

Alan Cox (
Thu, 9 May 1996 15:46:56 +0100 (BST)

> And this is due to the BYTE and WORD types that got imported from
> <linux/amigaffs.h>.
> It is generaly bad practice to pollute the headers with all these standard
> types - Linux should enforce one set of types (already available) and avoid
> private ones in common headers.

They should be using __u16, __u8 etc to avoid namespace pollution