Re: [Linux-ia64] avoiding float underflow software assist

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2000-10-10 04:31:48
>>>>> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000 19:21:01 +0200 (MET DST), Dan Pop <Dan.Pop@cern.ch> said:

  Dan> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, David Mosberger wrote:

  >> >>>>> On Mon, 9 Oct 2000 17:37:35 +0200 (MET DST), Dan Pop
  >> <Dan.Pop@cern.ch> said:
  >> 
  Dan> #include <asm/fpu.h>

  >>  Please don't do this.  Applications must not include Linux
  >> kernel header files.

  Dan> I know.  I wrote it as a quick and dirty hack for Sverre,
  Dan> because no other option was available at the time.

It doesn't matter whether you and I happen to know this.  What matters
is that in the mail you sent out, you gave no indication that it's a
hack and relies on unspecified behavior.  Never recommend to include
kernel header files in applications.

Thanks,

	--david
Received on Mon Oct 09 10:32:07 2000

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