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SubjectRe: Linux kernel headers violate RFC2553
On 8 Jun 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> The basic issue is that the kernel will _refuse_ to follow the
> "namespace of the day" rules of C89, C99, POSIX, BSD, SuS, GNU .. the
> list goes on. The kernel headers are not meant to be used in user space,
> and will not have the strict namespace rules that a lot of standards
> spend so much time playing with.

Add something like this to linux/config.h in 2.5?

#if !defined(__KERNEL__) || !defined(__KERNEL_ME_HARDER__)
#warning "Using kernel headers in userspace apps is unsupported."
#warning "Don't come crying to us when it breaks."
#endif

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