Re: 2.5-bk AT_GID clash

From: Nathan Scott (
Date: Wed Nov 13 2002 - 02:34:11 EST

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 05:07:03AM +1100, Rusty Russell wrote:
> In message <> you write:
> >
> > But does everyone who wants to implement a module need to be exposed
> > to all the details of the elf header?
> Well, linux/module.h -> asm/module.h -> linux/elf.h. Although if you
> use #define instead of typedef you can break the last link. Feel free
> to send a patch to split it into moduleload.h or something, but I
> think it'll look tiny.
> But IMHO the nameclash needs to be fixed *anyway*, not hacked around,
> or someone else will run over it one day. AFAICT, changing
> fs/binfmt_elf.c and elf.h to AT_RGID is the simplest. Both should be
> mildly chastised for using a prefix like AT_ publically.

FWIW, we changed XFS earlier today - it will go to Linus in the
next batch of XFS mods. We're now using an XFS_AT_* convention


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