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Date:	Sun, 29 Nov 2009 15:40:42 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	Jeff Garzik <>
Cc:	AnĂ­bal Monsalve Salazar <>,
	netdev <>
Subject: [PATCH] ethtool: Remove duplicate type definitions

<linux/ethtool.h> and ethtool-copy.h now include <linux/types.h>, which
provides these type definitions.

The duplicate type definitions in ethtool-util.h conflict with those in
<asm/types.h> on Alpha, as reported in <>.

Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <>
--- a/ethtool-util.h
+++ b/ethtool-util.h
@@ -5,11 +5,7 @@
 #include <sys/types.h>
-/* hack, so we may include kernel's ethtool.h */
-typedef unsigned long long __u64;
-typedef __uint32_t __u32;         /* ditto */
-typedef __uint16_t __u16;         /* ditto */
-typedef __uint8_t __u8;           /* ditto */
+#include "ethtool-copy.h"
 /* historical: we used to use kernel-like types; remove these once cleaned */
 typedef unsigned long long u64;
@@ -17,8 +13,6 @@
 typedef __uint16_t u16;         /* ditto */
 typedef __uint8_t u8;           /* ditto */
-#include "ethtool-copy.h"
 /* National Semiconductor DP83815, DP83816 */
 int natsemi_dump_regs(struct ethtool_drvinfo *info, struct ethtool_regs *regs);
 int natsemi_dump_eeprom(struct ethtool_drvinfo *info,

Ben Hutchings
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