linux-next: manual merge of the kvm-ppc tree with the powerpc-merge tree

Alexander Graf agraf at
Fri Oct 12 00:04:58 EST 2012

On 11.10.2012, at 05:32, Tabi Timur-B04825 wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 9:47 PM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr at> wrote:
>> Commit 549d62d889b4 ("KVM: PPC: use definitions in epapr header
>> for hcalls") from the kvm-ppc tree added an include of asm/epapr_hcall.h
>> to the user visible part of asm/kvm_para.h so asm/epapr_hcall.h became a
>> user visible header file.
> Any real user-space code that tries to call any of the functions in
> epapr_hcall.h will cause an exception.
> Claiming that kernel header files that KVM needs are suddenly
> user-space header files doesn't make much sense to me, but I guess
> it's not my decision.

This is about kvm_host.h, which is the part that is exported to user space. It usually contains constants and structs that are required for the API.


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