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Re: disallow direct inclussion of <linux/*.h>

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: disallow direct inclussion of <linux/*.h>
Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2003 00:41:41 +0000
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On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 06:29:50PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Are you willing to do reasonable discussion, or is this just going to be a
> > claim without justification?
> I'm giving you a very accurate prediction, and being lazy about explaining
> the responses I know you will get if you ask for it.  Feel free to
> experience it for yourself if you don't want to take my word for it.  If
> you propose it to libc and linux developers, you will get explanations
> aplenty.  I'd be happy to discuss ways that might actually fly to address
> the problem that motivated your idea.

I can count you as a libc developer, but this issue actualy seems to belong to
Linux developers, so I'll deal with them and get their explanation.

> Like I said, it would be perfectly reasonable on debian-hurd or other
> debian lists to discuss ways to prevent packages from being built without
> being fixed or annotated properly.  This doesn't belong on bug-hurd, which
> is about systems where no <linux/*.h> header file exists.

Ok. I understand this is off-topic and leave it here.

Robert Millan

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thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
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