Subject: Re: kern/33026: is exported to userland
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From: Simon Burge <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/07/2006 21:55:02
The following reply was made to PR kern/33026; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Simon Burge <>
Subject: Re: kern/33026: <sys/systm.h> is exported to userland 
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 08:52:09 +1100

 Simon Burge wrote:
 > wrote:
 > > >Number:         33026
 > > >Category:       kern
 > > >Synopsis:       <sys/systm.h> is exported to userland
 > > >Description:
 > > 	<sys/systm.h> is exported to userland.  This kernel-only header
 > > 	contains nothing of value outside that context, and changes to
 > > 	that header file (which were totally appropriate for a kernel
 > > 	environment) recently broke compilation of the NetBSD userland.
 > > 
 > > >How-To-Repeat:
 > > 	N/A
 > > >Fix:
 > > 	<sys/systm.h> should be removed from the collection of userland
 > > 	headers and added to the obsolete list. 
 > It's uglier than that even.  Latish last year I changed it so that
 > <sys/systm.h> _wasn't_ installed in userland, but libc uses -I${src}/sys
 > and some libc code uses <sys/systm.h>.
 All the uses of <sys/systm.h> appear to be to get the SCARG macro.  As a
 fix, do we find another header for this macro?  <sys/syscallargs.h> seems
 best at a quick glance, except that it's autogenerated.  It wouldn't be
 too hard to get to add these macros at the bottom of the
 Simon Burge                            <>
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