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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: please remove reserved word "new" from kernel headers
On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 02:26:57AM -0700, Rob Prowel wrote:
> [1.] One line summary of the problem:
>
> 2.4 and 2.6 kernel headers use c++ reserved word "new"
> as identifier in function prototypes.
>
This is a FAQ.

1) kernel headers are for kernel use.
2) the kernel is written in C, not C++.
3) if userspace needs those headers, write your own based on the kernel
headers.

Do you really think you're the first to notice this since it exists in
2.4 headers?

Good luck,
Jurriaan
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