Re: PATCH io.h cleanup and userspace nudge

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 13:21:04 EST

Dave Jones wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > > #ifndef __KERNEL__
> > > #error This file should not be included by userspace.
> > > #endif
> > I thought about it, but then the tree would be littered with that all
> > over the place. Programmers are smart enough to figure this out (I hope
> > :))
> I doubt you'd need it in that many places. A few well chosen ones should
> probably suffice.

oh, if Linus would apply it, I would love to see the above code in
asm/types.h or linux/kernel.h or similarly popular headers.

But... my patch is merely a small step, a "nudge" as I mentioned. I
don't want to annhilate the glibc developers with a sudden task, just a
nudge :)


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