Re: [PATCH 07/12] atm: hide 'struct zatm_t_hist'
From: Charles (Chas) Williams
Date: Wed Sep 30 2015 - 11:24:45 EST
On Wed, 2015-09-30 at 13:26 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> The zatm_t_hist structure is not used anywhere in the kernel, but is
> exported to user space. As we are trying to eliminate uses of time_t
> in the kernel for y2038 compatibility, the current definition triggers
> checking tools because it contains 'struct timeval'.
> We can work around this by adding '#ifdef __KERNEL__'. I could not find
> out what the structure is actually used for, so this is the safe choice
> in case there is some user space tool that relies on the definition.
> If we are sure that nothing in user space relies on the structure, we
> can instead remove the definition completely.
It was used by the ZATM_GETHIST ioctl which is long since gone in the
kernel driver. You can just remove this.
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