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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4-test9 kernel header flaw
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Followup to:  <20000929014109.A15021@veritas.com>
By author: Andries Brouwer <aeb@veritas.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2000 at 03:41:41PM -0700, Jack Howarth wrote:
>
> > I find that the compile of gnome-utils fails as follows...
> >
> > In file included from /usr/include/linux/string.h:21,
> > from /usr/include/linux/fs.h:23,
> > from badblocks.c:43:
>
> Yes, a well-known phenomenon.
> Kernel headers are to compile the kernel.
> They are not for inclusion in user programs.
>

It really doesn't work in practice. There are enough things that
really need it.

We really need #ifdef __KERNEL__ (or is that #ifdef _LINUX now?) in
the appropriate places.

-hpa
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