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To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Personality
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 10:34:58 +0200
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
The include/linux/personality.h file has changed between the 2.4.3 and
the 2.4.18 kernel.
Now there is a define of personality (#define personality(pers) (pers &
PER_MASK), but that breaks things for the users, if they include this
file.
The user wishes to call the glibc personality function (which do the
syscall), and not use the above definition.

So I guess we need a "#ifdef __KERNEL__" around some of the code in
include/linux/personality.h (at least around the define of personality),
which then has to go into the glibc kernel header files.

Any comments ?

/Carsten


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