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SubjectRe: kobject.h makes lilo compile break
On Sat, Jan 04, 2003 at 02:39:31PM +0100, Simon Scheiwiller wrote:
> Hello
> When I'm compiling lilo on a machine with kernel 2.5.54, I get the following
> error:
> gcc -c -O2 -Wall -g `( if [ -r $ROOT/etc/lilo.defines ]; then cat
> $ROOT/etc/lilo.defines; else
> ION -DUNIFY; fi ) | sed 's/-D/-DLFC_/g'` `[ -r /usr/include/asm/boot.h ] &&
> echo -DHAS_BOOT_H` `cat mylilo.h` lilo.c
> In file included from /usr/include/linux/kobject.h:10,
> from /usr/include/linux/device.h:28,
> from /usr/include/linux/genhd.h:15,
> from common.h:20,
> from lilo.c:25:
> /usr/include/linux/list.h:323:2: warning: #warning "don't include kernel
> headers in userspace"

Um, why not heed this warning? :)

And yes, it looks like Pat got a change in to prevent kobject.h from
being included if __KERNEL__ is not set, but this is not the proper fix.
See the archives for the many discussions about not including kernel
header files in userspace programs.


greg k-h
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