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Re: Question about ioctls.h

To: Martin Schulze <joey@infodrom.north.de>
Subject: Re: Question about ioctls.h
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 01:27:58 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010724010342.R31470@finlandia.infodrom.north.de>; from joey@finlandia.infodrom.north.de on Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 01:03:43AM +0200
References: <20010724010342.R31470@finlandia.infodrom.north.de>
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On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 01:03:43AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:

> Quoting <asm/ioctls.h>:
> 
> > #if defined(__USE_MISC) || defined (__KERNEL__)
> > #define tIOC            ('t' << 8)
> > #endif
> 
> Could somebody try to explain this to me?  I'm especially interested
> in the #if part.  Why isn't tIOC defined normally?  It is used later.
> in the file - and it is used externally by rp-pppoe for example.

Overly paranoid attempt at keeping the namespace cleaner than Mr Proper
himself.

  Ralf

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