From: Geert Uytterhoeven on
2010/2/12 Stanislav O. Bezzubtsev <stas(a)>:
> The second strange thing is "unsigned long <name>:1". I'm not sure but as far as I can remember the right way to define several-bits field is "int <name>:1". But I might be mistaken.

A bitfield of size 1 should not be signed, as there's no space for a sign bit.
Usually, you want all bitfields to be unsigned anyway.



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