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SubjectRe: [RFC] Splitting out kernel<=>userspace ABI headers
On Fri Sep 02, 2005 at 10:22:20PM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Exportable types need to be double-underscore types, because the header
> files in user space that would include them can generally not include
> <stdint.h>.

I'm not talking about kernel headers that have to worry about
eventually being included in user space headers. Those nearly
all live in include/asm. I'm talking about the kernel headers
that define how userspace is supposed to interface with
particular kernel drivers or hardware. Headers such as
linux/cdrom.h and linux/loop.h and linux/fb.h.


Erik B. Andersen
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