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SubjectRe: [PATCH] hpet header sanitization
On Wed, 22 Mar 2006 10:02:19 +0100 Arjan van de Ven wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 16:26 -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 16:13:03 -0800 Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > > "Randy.Dunlap" <rdunlap@xenotime.net> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
> > > >
> > > > Add __KERNEL__ block.
> > > > Use __KERNEL__ to allow ioctl interface to be usable.
> > >
> > > hm, why?
> >
> > because there is a test/example source file in (inside)
> > Documentation/hpet.txt that won't build otherwise.
> > And because hpet.h contains _userspace_ ioctl interface struct
> > and macros...
>
>
> then please split the header in 2 parts; one for the kernel
> and one for userspace

so would you tell me what the purpose (use) of __KERNEL__
is meant to be, please?

Fortunately there are only about 165 header files in include/
that use both __KERNEL__ and _IO() macros (out of 5425 header
files).


> either put both here, or move the kernel one to the directory where the
> source code is


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~Randy
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