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    SubjectRe: (patch-2.4.6) Fix oops with Iomega Clik! (ide-floppy)
    > It is a flag day change so it generates [a lot of] work once... it has
    > always been policy that userspace shouldn't be including kernel
    > headers. uClibc and now dietlibc are following this policy.
    > IMHO we have made an exception for glibc for long enough...

    Glibc includes a copy of the kernel headers it wants to get the kernel side
    ABI structures not to export them to user space. Thats quite different and
    attempting to maintain that seperately as well will just lead to an ever
    increasing number of stupid ABI coping errors and weird bugs.

    The kernel headers define syscall interfaces for the libraries. They don't
    define user app interfaces. Two different things and we need __KERNEL__ to make
    the former (sane) use work

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