Re: [PATCH] uapi: avoid namespace conflict in linux/posix_types.h
From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Jun 17 2019 - 14:18:40 EST
On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:03 AM Florian Weimer <fweimer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> There's also __kernel_fd_set in <linux/posix_types.h>. I may have
> lumped this up with <asm/posix_types.h>, but it has the same problem.
That one we might be able to just fix by renaming "fds_bits" to "__fds_bits".
Unlike the "val" thing, I don't think anybody is supposed to access
those fields directly.
Of course, "supposed to" and "does" are two very very different things ;)