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Re: gclcvs

On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 02:04:09PM -0400, Camm Maguire wrote:
> Greetings!  It appears that the asm/system.h header has been removed:

> http://buildd.debian.org/fetch.cgi?pkg=gclcvs;ver=2.7.0-78;arch=alpha;stamp=1184774486

> GCL needs this for the imb() assembler routine:

> #define SGC
> #include <asm/system.h>
> #define CLEAR_CACHE imb()

> 1) Is the header coming back?

No, the policy for linux-libc-dev is to only expose and support interfaces
that are needed for userspace interaction with the kernel, which this is

> 2) If not, what is the approved replacement?

Copy the code; the X example cited should be a good starting point.

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