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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/11] UAPI: virtio_net: Fix use of C++ keywords as structural members
On Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 04:54:55PM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> The virtio_net_ctrl_hdr struct uses a C++ keyword as structural members. Fix
> this by inserting an anonymous union that provides an alternative name and
> then hide the reserved name in C++.
>
> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
> cc: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@redhat.com>
> cc: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
> cc: virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
> ---
>
> include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h | 7 ++++++-
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h b/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h
> index a3715a3224c1..967142bc0e05 100644
> --- a/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h
> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/virtio_net.h
> @@ -150,7 +150,12 @@ struct virtio_net_hdr_mrg_rxbuf {
> * command goes in between.
> */
> struct virtio_net_ctrl_hdr {
> - __u8 class;
> + union {
> +#ifndef __cplusplus
> + __u8 class;
> +#endif
> + __u8 _class;
> + };

Ugh, ick, no!

Come on now, either put the whole C namespace stuff around the file, or
don't care about this at all. Doing this whack-a-mole style is a mess.

"class" is a fine variable name for C code, there's no reason this has
to change here at all.

greg k-h

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