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Date:	Sat, 16 Dec 2006 11:57:26 -0700
From:	Erik Andersen <andersen@...epoet.org>
To:	Mike Frysinger <vapier.adi@...il.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	viro@...iv.linux.org.uk, Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>,
	"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@...dspring.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] scrub non-__GLIBC__ checks in linux/socket.h and linux/stat.h

On Sat Dec 16, 2006 at 01:42:11PM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> 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

Ack from me.  I'd love to see this applied so uClibc could
stop have to define __GLIBC__

 -Erik

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