[PATCH] ppc32: removed usage of <asm/segment.h>

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Fri Aug 19 09:40:27 EST 2005

Kumar Gala writes:

> 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.

<asm/segment.h> doesn't describe any part of the user/kernel ABI, so
we should be OK to kill it.  I would say we should remove the ppc and
ppc64 versions of it once 2.6.13 is out, and offer the other arch
maintainers a patch that moves their stuff as you suggest.  I think
also we could submit patches to remove the places where it is included
in generic kernel code post 2.6.13.


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