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Re: kernel v. userland #includes for standard types
On Sat, Jun 04, 2011 at 02:27:59PM -0700, John Nemeth wrote:
> } > Is there a good reason that we are not using <stdbool.h> and <stdint.h>
> } > in the kernel, instead of <sys/stdint.h> and <sys/types.h>? It seems
> } > to me that we could cut simplify by using the same headers for the same
> } > definitions everywhere.
> } We should, but the source tree organization doesn't really allow it.
> } (I assume you agree that creating any src/sys/*.h files would be a
> } mistake.)
> } In the long run we should add src/sys/include, but in general I think
> } major structural cleanup like this should wait until we manage to do a
> } version control migration.
> The files in src/sys/sys get installed into /usr/include/sys .
Yes, I'm aware of that. Your point being?
David A. Holland
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