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Date:	Fri, 04 Jul 2008 09:37:53 -0700
From:	Harvey Harrison <>
To:	David Howells <>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <>,
	linux-arch <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/5] byteorder: fix direct byteswap includes

On Fri, 2008-07-04 at 16:37 +0100, David Howells wrote:
> Harvey Harrison <> wrote:
> > +#include <asm/byteorder.h>
> Please use <linux/byteorder.h> rather than <asm/byteorder.h> when including
> stuff from .c files outside the include and arch directories.

asm/byteorder.h is the file included everywhere else, and before my
patches, linux/byteorder.h didn't even exist.  Thus, when preparing my
patches I made sure that including asm/byteorder.h continued to be the
way to get this functionality.

I could add another patch  on top that makes linux/byteorder the one we
want included and search/replace the existing asm includes, but I thought
that was a bit too big to do in one go.

If people think this is the way to go, I'll prepare a patch to change the

> And whilst you're at it, Documentation/byteorder.txt is yours for the
> creation:-)

Already working on an update to unaligned_access.txt, I'll get to
byteorder next.


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