namespace issues with asm-ppc/regs.h

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Jul 28 06:59:40 EST 2004

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 16:55, Kumar Gala wrote:
> Viro recently submitted some patches to 2.6 which removed some
> names space conflicts that existed between asm-ppc/regs.h (also
> asm-ppc64/regs.h) and various drivers. I'm proposing we remove all non
> SPRN_ scoped references for SPRs. I'm willing to cleanup the ppc32
> side for this change, however I would appreciated someone willing to
> do the same for PPC64.

I wanted to do it too, but feel free to beat me on that

> Let me know if we want to go down this path or if there is some other
> brilliant idea for resolving the namespace issue.
> I'm also envious of Viro's ability to get C++ style comments into the
> linux kernel :)

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at>

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