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Re: Bug#210359: kernel CONFIG_TR interferes with busybox CONFIG_TR

At Wed, 17 Sep 2003 16:40:09 -0700,
David Mosberger wrote:
> >>>>> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 08:09:33 +0900, GOTO Masanori <gotom@debian.or.jp> said:
>   Goto> Yes, it's not libc6 own problem, but kernel source problem.
>   Goto> In some kernels, this problem should also be occured on alpha.
>   Goto> One way to fix is to enclose #ifdef __KERNEL__.
>   Goto> David, could you look this namespace pollution issue? at:
>   Goto> 	http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=210359
>   Goto> This experimental patch is for 2003-09-17 bk latest.  Only
>   Goto> ia64 part.  Is this ok?  Is this CONFIG_IA64_HP_SIM part still
>   Goto> needed for debugging purpose?
> Looks like a nasty problem.  If we can't include <linux/config.h>,
> there is no guarantee that the header contents will be correct.  We
> can obviously move the definition of HZ into the (existing)
> __KERNEL__-only section, but then apps which rely on the HZ macro
> won't compile anymore.  Perhaps that's OK (they probably should use
> sysconf() anyhow), though.

Yes, well, another way to use like:

	#ifdef __KERNEL__
	#include <linux/config.h>
	#ifdef CONFIG_IA64_HP_SIM
	# define HZ 32
	# define HZ 1024
	#define HZ 1024

Adding HZ=1024 for userland seems ok for me even if CONFIG_IA64_HP_SIM
is defined, but any problems?

-- gotom

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