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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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