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SubjectRe: linux headers and C++
allbery@kf8nh.apk.net wrote:
> | But why disallow a third-party kernel-space application from using C++
> | if they want to? We're not talking about the kernel, we're talking
> | about third-party code that will never be part of the kernel.
>
> It it's in kernel-space, how is it not part of the kernel? (License
> issues aside; they aren't relevant to the discussion.)

I don't understand your question.

So I'll explain what I mean. The code runs in kernel space. It is
derived from user-space C++ work.

It's never expected to become part of the kernel distribution. So why
should it be constrained by the kernel group's idea of good style?

-- Jamie

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