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    SubjectRe: Patch: ioctl MESS!
    > Enclosed is a patch to remove as much as possible of the duplicated ioctl
    > definitions into asm-generic. Currently, if one wants to add an ioctl to
    > the kernel, one has to patch asm-*/ioctls.h for every architecture
    > supported -- invariably missing one, or causing integration problems when
    > new architectures are merged into the standard kernel. By moving as many
    > ioctls as possible to asm-generic/ioctls.h, I attempt to limit the code
    > spread.

    Does this mean that user mode programs cannot get the definitions of
    these values, anymore? If you move them, why not into <linux/ioctl.h>?


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