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From: David Howells <dhowells-H+wXaHxf7aLQT0dZR+AlfA@public.gmane.org>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch-jcswGhMUV9g@public.gmane.org>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/23] uuid: remove uuid_be defintions from the uapi header
Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 11:58:41 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <13041.1495191521@warthog.procyon.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170518071352.GA515-jcswGhMUV9g@public.gmane.org>

Christoph Hellwig <hch-jcswGhMUV9g@public.gmane.org> wrote:

> It's not a userspace ABI, so by defintion it does not break an
> existing user program.

That's an invalid assumption.  It is a de facto userspace ABI as it has been
exposed in /usr/include/linux/uuid.h for some time.

> If someone was using it they should be using uuid_t from libuuid instead, as
> that gives them the routines to deal with it.

Yes, they should - but that doesn't mean they do.

David

       reply	other threads:[~2017-05-19 10:58 UTC|newest]

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2017-05-19 10:58         ` David Howells [this message]
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2017-05-21  6:55             ` [PATCH 03/23] uuid: remove uuid_be defintions from the uapi header Christoph Hellwig

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