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SubjectRe: 2.4.15-final drivers/net/bonding.c includes user space headers
Keith Owens wrote:

>
> kbuild 2.5 does
> '-nostdinc -I/usr/lib/gcc-lib/... gcc version ../include/'
> so it allows includes from the compiler headers. The problem is:
>
> bonding.c includes limits.h, picked up from gcc, OK.
> limits.h includes syslimits.h from gcc, OK.
> syslimits.h tries to include_next <limits.h> to get the user space
> limits, not OK.
>
> Any kernel code that includes limits.h or syslimits.h is polluted by
> user space headers. net/bonding.c does not even need limits.h.
>

How UTTERLY braindamaged... I guess we could provide a (dummy?)
<limits.h> for the kernel environment. I would definitely like to see
the standard compiler-related headers like <stdint.h> as well...

-hpa

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