Re: linux/types.h <-> glibc interferences
On Fri, Aug 24, 2007 at 12:06:36AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 02:46:14PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > Is there some specific reported issue that this change is intended to fix?
> > I haven't noticed any complaints about the current behavior.
> #434040 and a hand full of packages on the buildd.
> > Anyway, it's my understanding that userspace apps are never supposed to
> > define __KERNEL__ and doing so with linux-libc-dev gives broken includes, so
> > in terms of overall design this change looks wrong to me (or at least,
> > gratuitously strict).
> __KERNEL__-only parts of the headers are filtered out for
> > If there's userspace code that wants to get the
> > kernel types under the standard posix names, why break that?
> Please provide a less strict fix which works. Userspace code can only
> use this definitions within a freestanding compiler without libc.
Well, it's hard to suggest a less strict fix without knowing what needs
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