libfdt: libfdt_env.h must be included first
david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Fri Sep 28 15:22:25 EST 2007
On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 03:13:22PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 14:52:06 +1000 David Gibson <david at gibson.dropbear.id.au> wrote:
> > libfdt.h currently includes fdt.h, then libfdt_env.h. This is
> > incorrect, because depending on the environment into which libfdt is
> > embedded, libfdt_env.h may be needed to define datatypes used in
> > fdt.h. This patch corrects the problem.
> So why doesn't fdt.h include libfdt_env.h, then?
Because libfdt_env.h is specifically for libfdt, whereas fdt.h
contains passive structures only, related to the flat tree structure
but without reference to any particular code for handling it.
Basically, fdt.h includes no other headers as a compromise to make it
more easily usable in various contexts. In fact the only thing it
needs is the C99 fixed-width integer types, but I want it to be also
usable in contexts which don't have a <stdint.h> (e.g. the kernel
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