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SubjectRe: PROBLEM: please remove reserved word "new" from kernel headers
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.

Yes, the kernel is written in C, not C++.

> using the identifier "new" in kernel headers that are
> visible to applications programs is a bad idea.

Programs are not supposed to include kernel headers.
This is a FAQ, see the archives.

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