Re: [Linux-ia64] C++ doesn't like asm/atomic.h

From: Ulrich Drepper <>
Date: 2002-04-09 06:23:50
On Mon, 2002-04-08 at 13:13, David Mosberger wrote:

> I guess I don't really see the harm in having glibc provide a header
> for these system call, but as long as the syscall stubs are there,
> it's probably not a huge issue in practice.

David, you are around long enough to see the dangers.  I don't want to
have any dependencies on the kernel.  Any change in the kernel interface
would force me to make a new release which isn't going to happen.

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Received on Mon Apr 08 13:25:11 2002

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