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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: [PATCH] scsi.h uses "u8" which isn't defined.
Well, I've done quite a bit of

#ifdef __i386__
#define __NR_futex 240
#elif defined (__alpha__)
#define __NR_futex 394
#elif defined (__mips__)
... etc. ...
#endif

In order to distribute programs which compile with a distro's libc but
will take advantage of features in later kernels when run on them.

That's really unpleasant. So, in revenge, here's an annoying question:

If userspace applications are ultimately compiled using Linux header
files, indirectly included via Glibc or some other libc, and the
kernel header files are GPL (version 2 only; not LGPL or any later
GPL), isn't distributing those binary applications a gross violation
of the GPL in some cases?

-- Jamie
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