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From: Eugene Syromiatnikov <esyr@redhat.com>
To: Cai Huoqing <caihuoqing@baidu.com>
Cc: linux-audit@redhat.com,
	strace development discussions <strace-devel@lists.strace.io>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org, davem@davemloft.net,
	yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org, dsahern@kernel.org, kuba@kernel.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	ldv@strace.io
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] net: Remove net/ipx.h and uapi/linux/ipx.h header files
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2021 18:52:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210901165202.GA4518@asgard.redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210901160244.GA5957@asgard.redhat.com>

Adding linux-audit, strace-devel, and linux-api to CC:.

On Wed, Sep 01, 2021 at 06:02:44PM +0200, Eugene Syromiatnikov wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2021 at 08:08:02PM +0800, Cai Huoqing wrote:
> > commit <47595e32869f> ("<MAINTAINERS: Mark some staging directories>")
> > indicated the ipx network layer as obsolete in Jan 2018,
> > updated in the MAINTAINERS file
> > 
> > now, after being exposed for 3 years to refactoring, so to
> > delete uapi/linux/ipx.h and net/ipx.h header files for good.
> > additionally, there is no module that depends on ipx.h except
> > a broken staging driver(r8188eu)
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Cai Huoqing <caihuoqing@baidu.com>
> 
> This removal breaks audit[1] and potentially breaks strace[2][3], at least.
> 
> [1] https://github.com/linux-audit/audit-userspace/blob/ce58837d44b7d9fcb4e140c23f68e0c94d95ab6e/auparse/interpret.c#L48
> [2] https://gitlab.com/strace/strace/-/blob/9fe63f42df8badd22fb7eef9c12fc07ed7106d6b/src/net.c#L34
> [3] https://gitlab.com/strace/strace/-/blob/9fe63f42df8badd22fb7eef9c12fc07ed7106d6b/src/sockaddr.c#L30


  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-01 16:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-13 12:08 [PATCH 0/2] net: Remove the ipx network layer " Cai Huoqing
2021-08-13 12:08 ` [PATCH 1/2] net: Remove net/ipx.h and uapi/linux/ipx.h " Cai Huoqing
2021-09-01 16:02   ` Eugene Syromiatnikov
2021-09-01 16:52     ` Eugene Syromiatnikov [this message]
2021-09-01 17:36       ` Steve Grubb
2021-09-02 13:35         ` Cai Huoqing
2021-09-02 16:08           ` Eugene Syromiatnikov
2021-09-22 17:01             ` Paul Cercueil
2021-09-22 17:25               ` Steve Grubb
2021-08-13 12:08 ` [PATCH 2/2] MAINTAINERS: Remove the ipx network layer info Cai Huoqing
2021-08-14 19:30 ` [PATCH 0/2] net: Remove the ipx network layer header files patchwork-bot+netdevbpf

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