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SubjectRe: madvise() first draft
On Thu, Aug 26, 1999 at 01:55:01PM +0200, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> It is? How about:
>
> linux/include/public/foo.h
> contains all constants and similar which should be exported to userspace.

We tried something like that for Alpha in the pre-2.0 days. Linus
rejected the header file changes, and we were left with a bag of kernel
patches for 2.0.x that had to be kept up so that libc could build.

It sucked. Hard.

You'd have to get Linus to buy into such a scheme, and he won't.


r~

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