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From: Christoph Hellwig <>
To: Mike Frysinger <>
Subject: Re: [patch] export ufs_fs.h to userspace
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 20:02:16 +0000	[thread overview]
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On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 02:46:16AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> was ufs_fs.h purposefully not exported to userspace or did it just slip 
> through the cracks ?  assuming the latter scenario, the attached patch 
> touches up the relationship between ufs_fs.h and its sub headers (like 
> ufs_fs_sb.h) so that we can export it ... the silo bootloader takes advantage 
> of this header for example

We should only export kernel interfaces and ufs_fs.h isn't one.  silo
wants it because it defines the ufs format - but the linux structs for
that can and do change, e.g. adding unions when we add support for the
gazillion+1st ufs format variant.  silo should just grab a copy of it
that it's happy with it and update it when it needs to support another
format variant (which I think is a rather theoretical issue as silo
only supports the solaris/sparc format IIR)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-08 20:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-08  7:46 Mike Frysinger
2007-02-08 10:33 ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-02-08 11:33   ` Alexey Dobriyan
2007-02-08 15:10   ` Mike Frysinger
2007-02-08 15:59     ` Arjan van de Ven
2007-02-08 16:12       ` Mike Frysinger
2007-02-08 20:02 ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2007-02-08 20:05   ` Mike Frysinger
2007-02-08 20:21     ` Christoph Hellwig

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