[PATCH] powerpc: merge types.h

Becky Bruce becky.bruce at freescale.com
Thu Oct 20 09:41:21 EST 2005

Gack!  While I doubt that should break anything, I can't promise 100% 
that it won't.  I'll resubmit with that wrapped  up in a nice shiny 

Thanks for the catch - I wouldn't want irate users picketing my house :)


On Oct 19, 2005, at 5:44 PM, Paul Mackerras wrote:

> Becky Bruce writes:
>> This patch merges types.h into include/asm-powerpc.  The only real 
>> changes
>> here are that umode_t has become short instead of int in the 64-bit 
>> case,
>> which appears to match what most other platforms have done.
> Ummm, isn't that an ABI change?  We don't want to do that unless
> you're completely absolutely positively sure it couldn't possibly
> cause any userspace breakage.
> Regards,
> Paul.

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