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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 5/5] staging: lustre: headers: use proper byteorder functions in lustre_idl.h
On Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 01:06:01PM -0500, James Simmons wrote:
> In order for lustre_idl.h to be usable for both user
> land and kernel space it has to use the proper
> byteorder functions.

Why would userspace need/want all of these inline functions? A uapi
header file should just have a the structures that are passed
user/kernel and any needed ioctls. Why would they ever care about
strange byte flip functions and a ton of inline functions?

I don't think this is needed, of if it is, I really don't want to see
your crazy userspace code...

thanks,

greg k-h

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