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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/15] Remove asm/segment.h from low hanging architectures
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On Aug 24, 2005, at 4:50 PM, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Mer, 2005-08-24 at 11:43 -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
>
>> The following set of patches removes the use and existence of
>> asm/segment.h from the architecture ports
>>
>
> You've broken various things by doing this because some driver code
> rightly or wrongly uses segment.h. That is fine because they shouldn't
> do so. However asm/segment.h isn't supoosed to be removed on
> architectures that use segments- like x86, and x86-64. There it is a
> real arch private file and shouldn't be disappearing.
>
> It shouldn't be leaking into drivers any more (eg mxser.c is an
> offender
> there)

Ok, so it sounds like my patch to remove drivers from include asm/
segment.h is fine, and we will leave it up to the various arch
maintainers to decide if they want to keep asm/segment.h for arch
specific usage.

- kumar
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