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    SubjectRe: PATCH 2.5.2.7: io.h cleanup and userspace nudge
    On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:

    > Dave Jones wrote:
    > >
    > > On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > >
    > > > As we are now in 2.5.x series I figured it might be a good time to push
    > > > this out... The patch removes __KERNEL__ ifdefs from [only] io.h as a
    > > > nudge to userspace that they should not be including kernel headers.
    > >
    > > Why not..
    > >
    > > #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
    > :))

    You can put it in config.h or the like where it gets included by everyone.

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