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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2 v2] of: move phandle/ihandle into types.h and export to userspace
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From: Grant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 11:36:50 -0600

> Weird. Yeah, no other platforms expect to get a phandle type
> definition from the kernel headers. The only thing driving this
> conversation is from arch/sparc/include/asm/Kbuild:
>
> header-y += openprom.h

It was probably at one point for the sake of asm/openpromio.h but
that header has no dependencies on openprom.h

The only hit I can find in google code search, for non-kernel code, is
the SILO bootloader.

But that tree includes it's own copy of include/asm/openprom.h so
the actual kernel copy isn't even used.

I'd say we can stop exporting that header and also therefore not
worry about making phandle_t visible to userspace.




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