Re: [PATCH resend] asm/types.h: All architectures use int-ll64.h in kernelspace

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Sat Aug 13 2011 - 17:26:57 EST

On Saturday 13 August 2011 21:53:43 Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Now all 64-bit architectures have been converted to int-ll64.h, we can
> deprecate int-l64.h in kernelspace:
> - Add a check to prevent new architectures from using int-l64.h in
> kernelspace,
> - Update documentation, as the casts to (unsigned) long long are no longer
> needed.
> For backwards compatibility, alpha, ia64, mips, and powerpc still use
> int-l64.h in userspace.
> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> For the documentation parts:
> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

I believe that Al Viro is working on a patch to unify all umode_t definitions
so that it becomes unsigned short everywhere. Once that is done,
asm-generic/int-ll64.h can become asm-generic/types.h and all architectures
can use that.

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