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Date:	Sat, 16 Dec 2006 13:42:11 -0500
From:	"Mike Frysinger" <vapier.adi@...il.com>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	viro@...iv.linux.org.uk
Cc:	"Alexey Dobriyan" <adobriyan@...il.com>,
	"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@...dspring.com>
Subject: [patch] scrub non-__GLIBC__ checks in linux/socket.h and linux/stat.h

On 11/30/06, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@...dspring.com> wrote:
> but there are a few other
> cases which still contain compound preprocessor directives such as:
>
>   #if defined(__KERNEL__) || !defined(__GLIBC__) || (__GLIBC__ < 2)
>
> having never worked with unifdef before, i guess i was being overly
> optimistic in thinking that it, if i "unifdef"ed __KERNEL__, it might
> at least simplify the expression.  oh, well ... live and learn.

userspace should be worrying about userspace, so having the socket.h
and stat.h pollute the namespace in the non-glibc case is wrong and
pretty much prevents any other libc from utilizing these headers
sanely unless they set up the __GLIBC__ define themselves (which
sucks)
-mike

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