[PATCH 0/6] Don't use BIT() macro in UAPI headers

Christoph Hellwig hch at infradead.org
Mon May 24 21:46:26 AEST 2021

On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 03:43:37AM -0700, Joe Richey wrote:
> This patch series changes all UAPI uses of BIT() to just be open-coded.
> However, there really should be a check for this in checkpatch.pl
> Currently, the script actually _encourages_ users to use the BIT macro
> even if adding things to UAPI.

Yes.  In fact it should warn about BIT() in general.  It is totally
pointless obsfucation that doesn't even save any typing at all.

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