[PATCH] ppc32: removed usage of <asm/segment.h>
kumar.gala at freescale.com
Fri Aug 19 02:25:19 EST 2005
On Aug 17, 2005, at 5:07 AM, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
>>> They are provided by _one_ kernel, not necessarily the running
>> No, they're provided by packages like glibc-kernheaders or similar
>> that are maintained separately.
> Yes. And "maintenance" I presume means "copy" the kernel headers and
> do some cleanup to be compliant to the relevant standards (which the
> kernel maintainers couldn't be bothered to do).
>> They're split from the kernel headers and we don't need to keep
>> obsolete junk around.
> I agree about obsolete junk.
> However statements like "No kernel headers can be included by userland
> anymore" can be slightly misleading.
So after all of this its not clear to me if its acceptable to kill
all users of <asm/segment.h> in the kernel and to move code that
exists in <asm/segment.h> to <asm/uaccess.h> for arch's that need it.
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