Re: From Eric Anholt:
From: Daniel Jacobowitz
Date: Tue May 11 2004 - 19:23:59 EST
On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 04:43:29PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 07:34:39PM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
> > On Wed, 12 May 2004 00:20:51 BST, Dave Airlie said:
> > > I just looked at drm.h and nearly all the ioctls use int, this file is
> > > included in user-space applications also at the moment, I'm worried
> > > changing all ints to __u32 will break some of these, anyone on DRI list
> > > care to comment?
> > Is this a case where somebody is *really* including kernel headers in userspace
> > and we need to smack them, or are they using a copy that's been sanitized
> > (and possibly fixed)?
> Don't know, but how are you dealing with the issue that an "int" is
> different for different kernel sizes (64 vs 32) and userspace too.
> That's why you can't use it in an ioctl and expect things to work
I'm not disagreeing that it ought to use __u32, but are there any Linux
supported targets that don't have a 32-bit int? It's long that tends
to change size.
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