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    SubjectRe: asm-i386/uaccess.h changes: bug or feature?
    Wes McRae wrote:
    >
    > Hello----
    >
    > Background: compiling lm_sensors 2.5.2 on RedHat 7.0 running 2.4.0-test8
    > kernel. (vanilla intel system)
    >
    > Attempting to compile the sensor package gave symbol errors regarding
    > the xxx_ret symbols (copying to/from user space, putting/getting. These
    > have been removed from uaccess.h in recent kernels. These were present
    > in 2.2.16 and at least some 2.3.x kernels. As you can see from the
    > appended diff, these appear to be the only changes. I tend to assume
    > there's a reason, but could find no explanation in the kernel docs for
    > it.
    >
    > For what it's worth, I could still compile the application--just not
    > load its modules.
    >
    > Many apologies if this is not the right place to send this--it seemed
    > the most likely place after checking MAINTAINERS and REPORTING-BUGS.

    These macros were removed. Just replace the usage with the appropriate
    if statement. See this thread for the reason:
    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=96721877032003&w=2

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    Brian Gerst
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