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Date:	Sat, 24 Mar 2012 15:16:37 -0700
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	"Ted Ts'o" <>, Al Viro <>,
	Thierry Reding <>,, Jan Kara <>,
	Artem Bityutskiy <>,
	Andreas Dilger <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext2: No longer export ext2_fs.h to user space

On 03/24/2012 02:51 PM, Ted Ts'o wrote:
> Peter,
> Note that we are planning on unexporting ext2_fs.h, and then utterly
> removing it from the tree (with what fs/ext2 needs being moved to
> fs/ext2/ext2.h).
> Someone who was compiling "the latest version" of syslinux has
> submitted a kernel bugzilla entry that this was breaking due to
> ext2_fs.h using umode_t which was no longer being exported by the
> kernel header files.  Given that ext2_fs.h is about to go ***poof***
> (Al already has the changes in his vfs git tree), I thought I should
> give you a heads up....

Thanks.  Syslinux already includes a private copy of ext2_fs.h, but I
need to scrub the umode_t inclusion.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel.  I don't speak on their behalf.

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