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Re: kernel v. userland #includes for standard types
On Oct 25, 4:49pm, David Holland wrote:
} 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
} > } > 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
} > } > 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?
Then what purpose would src/sys/include serve?
}-- End of excerpt from David Holland
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