On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 07:14:42AM -0700, Conrad Meyer wrote:
> I like something like this for clarity.  But I don't see any reason
> for these function-like macros instead of the more general definition
> of an SI prefix constant multiple.  A multiple works with numeric
> literals and variables alike.  Something like:

As Bruce had said, 1G is normally written as 1024 * 1024 * 1024 and this
is clearer than 1 << 30.  Macros/functions like these are evil and bring
more problems than they solve (again, as Bruce had explained).  GiB name
is also ugly (correct spelling is GB).  IMHO the whole thing should just
be removed.

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