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SubjectRe: inclusion of <endian.h> in a kernel header? ok or not?
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 09:16:56PM +0200, Frans Meulenbroeks wrote:
> Is it ok to #include <endian.h> in a kernel header file.
> This is done in linux/patchkey.h and linux/soundcard.h but other
> places seem to prefer <asm/byteorder.h>

Look at the two files you mention - they only do it in userspace.

And considering that these only users in the kernel are in the OSS code
it's most likely not the best solution.



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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