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Date:	Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:00:41 +0200
From:	Artem Bityutskiy <>
To:	Thierry Reding <>
Cc:	Ted Ts'o <>, Jan Kara <>,, Al Viro <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext2: Don't export ext2_mask_flags() to user space

On Thu, 2012-03-22 at 06:53 +0100, Thierry Reding wrote:
> What's the recommended fix for packages that cannot or will not use
> libext2fs, like busybox? Copy the required parts into a private header
> and use that instead?

The normal way is to just keep a private copy of the whole header file.
Because the on-disk format stays compatible, those programs do not have
to update the header very often - only rarely if they want to support
some new feature.

Best Regards,
Artem Bityutskiy

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