Re: [patch] fat/msdos/vfat crud removal

From: Eric W. Biederman (
Date: Mon Jun 10 2002 - 08:55:57 EST

"Albert D. Cahalan" <> writes:

> Thunder from the h writes:
> > On 9 Jun 2002, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >> #include <linux/*>
> >> and
> >> #include <asm/*>
> >> are no longer supported.
> Try "are no longer supplied by raw kernel source" instead.
> They damn well better exist, cleaned up for non-kernel use.

And user space should gradually be fixed from using them. In almost
every case there are more appropriate headers to use. Basically
keeping the /usr/include/linux and /usr/include/asm directories is a
crutch to allow a slow user space transition.

Actually by now most applications have been fixed and do not use
them. The policy has been in place for several years now.

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