[PATCH 0157/1285] Replace numeric parameter like 0444 with macro

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Aug 3 05:11:30 AEST 2016

On Tue, Aug 02, 2016 at 11:54:47AM -0700, Olof Johansson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2016 at 06:45:15PM +0800, Baole Ni wrote:
> > I find that the developers often just specified the numeric value
> > when calling a macro which is defined with a parameter for access permission.
> > As we know, these numeric value for access permission have had the corresponding macro,
> > and that using macro can improve the robustness and readability of the code,
> > thus, I suggest replacing the numeric parameter with the macro.
> Am I the only one who find the readability to be MUCH better for the
> numeric values?

You are not the only one.  Robustness is a non-issue here as well (except
that this patch series showed that some mail servers struggle to handle
1285 emails).


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