[PATCH] Detect GNU/kFreeBSD in user-visible kernel headers

Robert Millan rmh at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 18 06:47:21 UTC 2011


2011/11/17 John Baldwin <jhb at freebsd.org>:
> Hmm, I wonder if it's better to use the #ifndef approach rather than #undef
> so that when compilers are updated to DTRT we will honor their settings?

Well, the compiler is supposed to know better than sys/param.h,
because it inherited this number from the runtime kernel when it was
built.

However, __FreeBSD__ comes from the compiler already so if you
"#define __FreeBSD_kernel__ __FreeBSD__" you get the information from
the compiler anyway.

As both approaches do the same thing, I really don't mind either way.


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