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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/23] uuid: remove uuid_be defintions from the uapi header
Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:

> It's not a userspace ABI, so by defintion it does not break an
> existing user program.

That's an invalid assumption. It is a de facto userspace ABI as it has been
exposed in /usr/include/linux/uuid.h for some time.

> If someone was using it they should be using uuid_t from libuuid instead, as
> that gives them the routines to deal with it.

Yes, they should - but that doesn't mean they do.


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