How did the 2.6 kernel headers get so screwed up?

tom_gall at tom_gall at
Sat Apr 3 08:41:04 EST 2004

I've seen the same. Just trying building mac-fdisk against the 2.6
kernel headers. Absolutely an uphill battle.

Even glibc wasn't building (ppc64) for a bit there against some
versions of the 2.6 kernel headers.

Fun fun fun. NOT!



On Friday, April 2, 2004, at 12:11 PM, John Whitney wrote:
> The title says it all.
> I have a program I wrote to interface with the i2c bus. It includes
> <linux/i2c.h> in order to get the I2C_SLAVE ioctl value, necessary to
> set the slave address.
> In 2.4 this works beautifully. Now, in 2.6, I get boatloads of errors:
> redefinitions, admonishments not to use kernel headers from user
> programs, missing constants, you name it.
> And this has happened to me in more than one standard unix application
> (strace, syslogd, etc.).

Tom Gall
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