Difference between INIT_LIST_HEAD and LIST_HEAD_INIT

anish singh anish198519851985 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 16:26:45 EST 2015

On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 1:37 AM, nawab <nawablinux at gmail.com> wrote:

> hi friends ,
> i have a simple doubt when i was looking on linux/list.h
> I have seen that   INIT_LIST_HEAD and LIST_HEAD_INIT are performing the
> same functionality,the major difference is
> the argument passed.

yes but that is minor difference. Major is that one is a macro and other is
a function.

> When we have to use INIT_LIST_HEAD and LIST_HEAD_INIT??

When do you use macro and when do you use function?

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