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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] Unexport several headers and cleanup
    On [Tue, 30.10.2007 08:47], David Woodhouse wrote:
    > On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 13:02 +0200, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
    > > This series of patches unexport several unneeded(I guess) headers from
    > > userspace. Patches based on patch posted to linux-kernel@ by Mike Frysinger
    > > in July.
    >
    > Looks OK to me, in general. How much userspace have you tested building
    > with this? Does it include stuff like gdb?

    I have rebuilt gdb-6.6 on x86_64. Ok.

    Also, it fix building directfb on ARM. ;)

    > Not that I necessarily care about the answer in the normal way -- it's
    > just that if userspace will need to adapt, I'd like to get them moving
    > ASAP. One option for easing that might be to export stuff like page.h
    > but _empty_.

    It's bad idea. Taken from directfb:

    #if HAVE_ASM_PAGE_H
    #include <asm/page.h>
    #else
    #define PAGE_SIZE sysconf( _SC_PAGESIZE )
    #endif

    Other application can use something like this. I think we should drop
    empty headers.

    --
    Regards, Kirill A. Shutemov
    + Belarus, Minsk
    + Velesys LLC, http://www.velesys.com/
    + ALT Linux Team, http://www.altlinux.com/
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