Re: [LinuxPPS] [PATCH 1/1] LinuxPPS: Pulse per Second support for Linux

From: Rodolfo Giometti
Date: Thu Apr 26 2007 - 17:01:05 EST

On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 04:35:22PM -0600, Reg Clemens wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 21, 2007 at 10:55:58AM -0600, Reg Clemens wrote:
> > >
> > > Just one point with your patch.
> > > A couple of years ago there was a long discussion on the Linux Kernel mailing
> > > list
> > > as to how USER codes were not supposed to use KERNEL include files. Now I
> > > still
> > > see __KERNEL__ all over the place in the linux=source includes so mabe this
> > > never went anywhere, but you MIGHT have to provide a separate patch (addition)
> > > to the Linux (as opposed to Linux-kernel) include files with timepps.h
> >
> > Do you mean I should separate file timepps.h into two files? One for
> > the kernel and one for the userland?
> >
> Well, Im sure you are dealing with some of the Linux Kernel people, so its
> whatever they want. But dont be surprised if they ask for a *.h file thats
> for Kernel use. And I have NO idea how you would get the USER version into
> the Linux distribution itself.

According to this suggestion I've modified the LinuxPPS code. Please
refere to the GIT repository and the LinuxPPS wiki for further info.

Now I hope LinuxPPS can be ready for the Linux source tree! :)




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