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    SubjectRe: [patch] export ufs_fs.h to userspace
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    On Thursday 08 February 2007, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
    > On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 02:46:16AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
    > > was ufs_fs.h purposefully not exported to userspace or did it just slip
    > > through the cracks ? assuming the latter scenario, the attached patch
    > > touches up the relationship between ufs_fs.h and its sub headers (like
    > > ufs_fs_sb.h) so that we can export it ... the silo bootloader takes
    > > advantage of this header for example
    >
    > We should only export kernel interfaces and ufs_fs.h isn't one. silo
    > wants it because it defines the ufs format - but the linux structs for
    > that can and do change, e.g. adding unions when we add support for the
    > gazillion+1st ufs format variant. silo should just grab a copy of it
    > that it's happy with it and update it when it needs to support another
    > format variant (which I think is a rather theoretical issue as silo
    > only supports the solaris/sparc format IIR)

    seems logical to mean, thanks for the response
    -mike
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