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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/23] arm: use the new byteorder headers
On Fri, Sep 05, 2008 at 10:49:29AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 12:03 -0700, Harvey Harrison wrote:
> > include/linux/swab.h, include/linux/byteorder.h are in current
> > mainline which is all that these patches depend on.
> Er, it also depends on the patch which exports those headers to
> userspace, which isn't in Linus' tree yet.

How useful. If those generic headers are already in Linus' tree, and
are required for architectures to convert, why hasn't the patch which
exports them to userspace already been submitted?

However, another question: why should userspace be using a kernel header
file for byteswapping?

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of:

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