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SubjectRe: 2.6.18 Headers - Long
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On Sat, 2006-07-15 at 17:09 -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote:
> David Woodhouse writes:
>
> > Kernel headers are _not_ a library of random crap for userspace to use.
>
> The attraction is that the kernel abstractions are very nice.
> Much of the POSIX API sucks ass. The kernel stuff is NOT crap.
>
> Here we have a full-featured set of atomic ops,

which are not atomic actually in userspace (hint: most apps don't have
CONFIG_SMP set)



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