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SubjectRe: [NETLINK]: Schedule removal of old macros exported to userspace
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On Sat, 2006-12-09 at 15:58 +0100, Stefan Rompf wrote:
> But when even glibc needs internal compat headers to compile with the second
> kernel version that provides userspace headers, what is the long-term - even
> mid-term - perspective of make headers_install then?

Bear in mind that with the first cut of the headers_install I was trying
to keep it entirely uncontentious and stick to _mechanism_, not policy.
The _first_ set of exported headers still aren't ideal, and we're still
cleaning up some parts of them (like properly getting rid of the
_syscallX() macros, etc.).

We've only just started to be sensible about what we export to userspace
-- it's not entirely set in stone at this point,

--
dwmw2

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