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

From: Hannes Reinecke
Date: Fri Sep 25 2015 - 19:55:58 EST

On 09/25/2015 11:27 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>
> ---
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Reviewed-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare@xxxxxxxx>


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