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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: please remove reserved word "new" from kernel headers
On 06/07/05, Rob Prowel <> wrote:
> 2.4 and 2.6 kernel headers use c++ reserved word "new"
> as identifier in function prototypes.
> [...]
> While not an error, per se, it is kind of sloppy and
> it is amazing that it hasn't shown up before now.
> using the identifier "new" in kernel headers that are
> visible to applications programs is a bad idea.

This has been discussed before: see and
the ensuing thread.

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