Re: [PATCH v3 4/4] scsi: provide UAPI version of scsi/sg.h and scsi/scsi_ioctl.h

From: Bart Van Assche
Date: Fri Sep 25 2015 - 11:23:06 EST

On 09/25/2015 02:28 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
Provide a UAPI version of the header in the kernel, making it easier
for interested projects to use an up-to-date version of the header.

The new headers are placed under uapi/linux/ so as not to conflict
with the glibc-provided headers in /usr/include/scsi.

/dev/sgN default values are implementation aspects, and are moved to
drivers/scsi/sg.c instead (together with e.g. SG_ALLOW_DIO_DEF).
However, SG_SCATTER_SZ is used by Wine so it is kept in linux/sg.h
SG_MAX_QUEUE could also be useful.

struct scsi_ioctl_command and struct scsi_idlun used to be under
"#ifdef __KERNEL__", but they are actually useful for userspace as
well. Add them to the new header.

Cc: James Bottomley <jbottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>
Cc: linux-scsi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Bart Van Assche <bart.vanassche@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Bart Van Assche <bart.vanassche@xxxxxxxxxxx>

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