2000-08-01 16:45:37

by H. Peter Anvin

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Subject: Re: RLIM_INFINITY inconsistency between archs

Followup to: <[email protected]>
By author: [email protected] (Miquel van Smoorenburg)
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> Why? As I said you can use a glue layer. Note that you still
> cannot mix /usr/include/net and /usr/src/linux/include/net anyway,
> so clashes will always exist with the current system.
> I agree it should probably be fixed.

A GLUE LAYER IS FREQUENTLY NOT AN OPTION, because you have no data
types to carry around the semantic contents in. You really *DO* need
to mix both types.

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