Re: [PATCH 2/3] fsstack: Generic get/set lower object functions

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On Fri, Nov 03, 2006 at 03:45:50AM +0000, Mark Williamson wrote:
> > > Why are you defining all these structs that are just wrapping unions?
> >
> > The reason for the union is simple...
> I guess that having a union foo * rather than a struct foo * would be a bit 
> unconventional in the kernel.  The named struct / anonymous union combo does 
> hide the union as merely an implementation detail, which is nice.  Was this 
> your motivation?

That's exactly it. Save space & hide the details.

Josef "Jeff" Sipek.

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