Every software needing NetBSD <sys/user.h> content is already broken. This file was in the state of being to-be-purged parts since day0 "initial import of 386bsd-0.1 sources". On 10.06.2017 20:48, John Hawkinson wrote: > I don't think there is any real advantage to removing the file, > breaking existing software that #includes it, for no particular reason > other than some idea of cleanliness. It just makes it harder and > harder for software to support NetBSD (not that there is a lot of > software including <sys/user.h> as far as I know). > > Make the include file empty, sure. But removing it breaks 3rd party > software needlessly, and perhaps not commensurate with our market share. > > --jhawk > > Kamil Rytarowski <n54%gmx.com@localhost> wrote on Sat, 10 Jun 2017 > at 14:27:19 +0200 in <2cf99ff1-ad04-74b6-7328-0cd445e35ebf%gmx.com@localhost>: > >> I propose to drop <sys/user.h> in the early phase of 8.99.x. There is >> already no maintained release that uses this header in a correct way. >> >> <sys/user.h> is dead since 2011 (pre-6.0 times), killing traditional >> uarea began long time ago at least in 1995 when mycroft killed PT_READ_U >> and PT_WRITE_U.
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