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Date:   Sat, 15 Oct 2016 16:14:59 +0100
From:   Pascal Terjan <pterjan@...il.com>
To:     Mikko Rapeli <mikko.rapeli@....fi>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: linux/atm_zatm.h not really usable in userspace since cf00713a655d3019be7faa184402f16c43a0fed3

On 15 October 2016 at 16:10, Mikko Rapeli <mikko.rapeli@....fi> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 03:33:22PM +0100, Pascal Terjan wrote:
>> On 15 October 2016 at 15:09, Mikko Rapeli <mikko.rapeli@....fi> wrote:
>> > On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 01:05:10PM +0100, Pascal Terjan wrote:
>> >> It is no longer possible to include <linux/atm_zatm.h> + userspace
>> >> headers using time, for example  <stdlib.h>, this broke for example
>> >> the build of linux-atm.
>> >>
>> >> Reproducer:
>> >>
>> >> $ cat test.c
>> >> #include <linux/atm_zatm.h>
>> >> #include <stdlib.h>
>> >
>> > If possible, please reverse the order of includes to first include glibc
>> > headers and then Linux kernel uapi ones.
>>
>> That was what I tried first but this didn't help:
>>
>> In file included from /usr/include/linux/atm_zatm.h:17:0,
>>                  from test.c:2:
>> /usr/include/linux/time.h:9:8: error: redefinition of 'struct timespec'
>>  struct timespec {
>>         ^
>> In file included from /usr/include/sys/select.h:43:0,
>>                  from /usr/include/sys/types.h:219,
>>                  from /usr/include/stdlib.h:314,
>>                  from test.c:1:
>> /usr/include/time.h:120:8: note: originally defined here
>>  struct timespec
>>         ^
>> In file included from /usr/include/linux/atm_zatm.h:17:0,>                  from test.c:2:
>>                  from test.c:2:
>> /usr/include/linux/time.h:15:8: error: redefinition of 'struct timeval'
>>  struct timeval {
>>         ^
>> In file included from /usr/include/sys/select.h:45:0,
>>                  from /usr/include/sys/types.h:219,
>>                  from /usr/include/stdlib.h:314,
>>                  from test.c:1:
>> /usr/include/bits/time.h:30:8: note: originally defined here
>>  struct timeval
>>         ^
>> > Kernel uapi headers did not declare their header file dependencies correctly
>> > and I've been fixing them. I have also tried to fix compatibility issues
>> > with glibc headers, but unfortunately they only work when glibc headers
>> > are included before kernel headers. Userspace which has been relying on
>> > the magic include order for various uapi headers is now unfortunately
>> > affected. Sorry about that.
>>
>> In this case no order works, it seems the kernel doesn't handle it in
>> time.h unlike many other headers
>
> Ok, then https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9294305/ hasn't been applied yet.
> You can apply that or revert cf00713a655d3019be7faa184402f16c43a0fed3
> for the time being.

Ah thanks, I'll take that patch :)

> It's a bit tricky to push through changes touching uapi headers for various
> kernel sub systems since they may get applied at different order and time.

Yeah I can imagine, thanks for doing it

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